NEJS Faculty

Esther Shorr

Esther Shorr

Senior Lecturer in Hebrew

Contact Information

(781) 736-2975
(781) 736-2415 FAX


ASAC 314

Mailing Address

Esther Shorr
Brandeis University
MS 038
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110


Hebrew College, M.A.
Hebrew University Jerusalem, B.A.
University of Haifa, Diploma
University of Haifa, Cert.


Esther Shorr is Senior Lecturer in the Hebrew program at Brandeis University, where she has taught a variety of Hebrew courses specializing in beginning and intermediate levels. She also teaches at the Brandeis Hebrew Language Summer Institute and at the Middlebury School of Languages in Middlebury, Vermont. 

Selected Publications

Professor Shorr, along with her colleagues, published Brandeis Modern Hebrew, which has instantly become the standard college Hebrew textbook in America. Esther is also the co-author of Brandeis Modern Hebrew - Intermediate to Advanced.