Language-based Studies

Intermediate Hebrew II: Aspects of Israeli Culture
    Guy Antebi – Near Eastern and Judaic Studies

A continuation of HBRW 20B. An intermediate- to mid-level course that helps students strengthen their skills at this level. Contemporary cultural aspects will be stressed and a variety of materials will be used.

Advanced Intermediate Hebrew: Israeli Culture and Media
   Bonit Porath - Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
Reinforces the acquired skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing at the intermediate to mid/high level. Contemporary cultural aspects are stressed; conversational Hebrew and reading of selections from modern literature, political essays, and newspaper articles. Required for NEJS majors and Hebrew majors and recommended for others who would like to continue studying Hebrew beyond the foreign language requirement.

What's Up? Hebrew through Israeli News Media
   Bonit Porath - Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
For advanced students who wish to enhance proficiency and accuracy in writing and speaking. Israeli newspapers, films, clips from Israeli TV series and shows, and on-line resources will be used to promote language and cultural competency.

Israeli Theater
   Sara Hascal - NEJS
An advanced course that enhances advanced language skills through reading and analysis of plays. The student's creativity is developed through participation in acting and creative writing lab.

Voices of Jerusalem
   Sara Hascal - NEJS
Aims to develop students' language proficiency through analysis of selected materials that depict the unique tradition, literature and poetry, history, politics, art, and other features related to Jerusalem.