Hebrew Honor Society

Outstanding students in Hebrew may be eligible for membership in Eta Beta Rho Chapter of the Hebrew National Honor Society.  Applications will be accepted in October.

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Hebrew Language and Literature

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Hebrew Placement Test

The Registrar's website provides information on placement testing for Hebrew

Ruth Gollan Memorial Award

Applications accepted March 1 - 30, 2018

Through the generosity of the Ruth Nessel Gollan Memorial Fund, scholarship awards are available for the study of Hebrew in Israel. Any undergraduate student who has completed at least one semester of Hebrew at Brandeis University is eligible for this stipend which will be put towards the cost of enrollment in a Hebrew program at an accredited Israeli University. There the chosen student will pursue a program of study in Hebrew that focuses on the language and/or literature. 

Please include two letters of reference, one of which should be written by an instructor of Hebrew. Documents of acceptance from the university in Israel will be required.


Application (PDF)

Please deliver your completed application to Lown 211 or send to:

Brandeis University
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, MS-054
c/o Gollan Prize
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

781-736-2070 (fax)

Hebrew Language Track

The Hebrew Language Track in NEJS is designed to enable students to become proficient in Modern Hebrew Language.