Familiarity with the Hebrew language and common words can be a key to feeling comfortable in Jewish community and congregational life.
Many congregations offer Hebrew courses that cover a variety of topics such as biblical, modern, and conversational Hebrew.
The URJ offers two online Hebrew courses:
Learn to Read Hebrew for Adults, an online ten-session course. Learn the shapes and sounds of the Hebrew alphabet, with a warm and supportive educator to guide you.
Reading Hebrew Prayers, an online six-session course for those who can slowly sound out Hebrew words. Gain comfort and fluency reading Shabbat prayers in Hebrew.
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