JOLT Hebrew

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JOLT Hebrew 2013-14 School Year

Several levels of modern Hebrew are offered. Full descriptions are on the “course description” page. Hebrew is a year-long course (28 weeks)  instead of one semester, and requires students to attend a weekly live webinar in addition to other work. Students are also required to have a webcam and microphone, davkawriter (a Hebrew word processing program), and to purchase the textbook. 

Dates for 2013-14: October 7, 2013-May 25, 2014

10th, 11th and 12th graders can apply to take any of these courses for concurrent enrollment college credit.  An additional tuition of $275, plus completion of a separate application is required. 
Each course meets for 1 hour in a live webinar each week, and requires follow up work between sessions. 

Hebrew I (4 credits)

  • Come learn the language of modern Israel!  Students will learn to hold simple conversations in real-life settings, and will work on their reading and writing in Hebrew as well. 
  • Webinar: Thursdays, 9:00 PM Eastern

Hebrew II (4 credits)

  • Those with basic knowledge of Hebrew conversation will enhance their skills and vocabulary in this class.   We will focus on learning to discuss our daily life using the following topics: school, work, home and shopping. 
  • Webinar: Mondays, 9:00 PM Eastern

Hebrew for Day School Graduates (4 credits)

  • Did you learn Hebrew in a day school?  The goal of this course is to refresh Hebrew day school graduates' knowledge of Hebrew and enhance their language skills. Students will learn advanced modern Hebrew texts as well as traditional Jewish texts.
  • Webinar: Wednesdays, 9:00  PM Eastern
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