Ulpan: Intensive Hebrew Language

Hebrew College’s Ulpan, an integral part of Hebrew College’s Community Learning programs, teaches students from all levels to master conversational Hebrew through the lens of Israeli culture. Hebrew College also offers Graduate Level Hebrew courses through the Rabbinical School.


UPDATE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all Hebrew College Community Learning classes are now being offered online. Our summer Ulpan classes will be  taught online via zoom.

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  • time Adults, college & high school students (non-credit only)
  • location Hebrew College Campus
  • duration Semester (fall, spring, summer)
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Ulpan Classes and Registration

We have recently moved to a new online payment system. If you encounter any problems, including not receiving a registration confirmation via email for your class, please email us.  Please log out of the system and refresh your history once you have paid for your class, even if you are registering for more than one class or for a second person in the same household. Please note that we only accept payment via credit card or e-check, and both are subject to a 4 percent administrative fee.

Summer 2020 Ulpan Schedule

Our summer classes are now full and registration has closed. For information about our fall classes please contact ischor@hebrewcollege.edu.

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Course NameInstructorLocationTimeCost
Ulpan Level 1A (twice a week)TBDHebrew CollegeTuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm, June 16-July 23, 2020. $450
Ulpan Level 1A (twice a week)TBDHebrew CollegeTuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-11 am, June 16-July 23, 2020. $450
Ulpan Level 1B (twice a week)TBDHebrew CollegeMondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-8 pm, June 15-July 22, 2020.$450
Ulpan Level 1B (twice a week)TBDHebrew CollegeTuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm, June 16-July 23, 2020. $450
Ulpan Level 2A (twice a week)TBDHebrew CollegeTuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30-11 am, June 16-July 23, 2020.$450
Ulpan Level 2B (once a week) TBDHebrew CollegeFridays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, June 19-July 24, 2020. $450
Ulpan Level 4 (once a week) TBDHebrew CollegeTuesday 9:30 am-12:30 pm, June 16-July 21, 2020$450
Ulpan Level 9 (once a week) TBDHebrew CollegeFriday 9:30 am-12:30 pm, June 19-July 24, 2020.$450
Ulpan Level 10 (once a week) TBDHebrew CollegeWednesday 10 am-12 pm, June 17-July 22, 2020.$350

Find Your Ulpan Level

Courses are offered at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Contact Iris Schor, Director of Hebrew Language, to determine which level is right for you!

Designed for those with little or no prior knowledge of Hebrew. Classes are taught almost entirely in Hebrew, and students are encouraged and expected to speak the language in class. Vocabulary consists of about 250 new words each semester.

What You’ll Learn

  • To read both block and script letters
  • To write basic Hebrew
  • Foundations of grammar, such as masculine and feminine, the definite article and basic syntax of Hebrew sentences
  • To use basic forms of present tense, infinitives and verb systems

Designed for students with moderate ability to write and speak Hebrew. You’ll listen to stories and recorded dialogues, participate in open conversations and write short expository passages.

What You’ll Learn

  • To recognize and use new and more complicated structures of Hebrew grammar and morphology
  • Greater vocabulary
  • To read longer passages of modern conversation and abridged stories

Designed for students with a strong command of both spoken and written Hebrew. The course is structured to accommodate a wide range of student interests. You’ll carry on conversations taken from daily life, read texts dealing with cultural and historical topics and explore original literature.

You will learn:

  • To write and speak using advanced grammar
  • To Express yourself in all tenses
  • Advanced vocabulary

Join our Ulpan

Iris Schor
Director of Ulpan and Hebrew Language
617-559-8618
ischor@hebrewcollege.edu