Hebrew Placement Test

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

Eta Beta Rho

Hebrew Honor Society

Hebrew UDR

Devorah Meyers is the Hebrew Undergraduate Departmental Representative.Email her with any questions about the Hebrew Program or its courses.


The Hebrew Language and Literature Program enables students to function in the Hebrew language at all levels and in all skills. In terms of both the means and the goal of the program, a special emphasis is given to the personal needs of each student. For this reason we developed a multi-track curriculum that allows students in different levels to select those courses which best interest them, fit their abilities, and correspond to their needs. Students may choose courses that emphasize specific skills, such as reading, writing, speaking or grammar, or courses that are based on content, such as literature, film and theater.

Hebrew Language Track

The Hebrew Language Track in NEJS is designed to enable students to become proficient in modern Hebrew language while receiving a BA with a major in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies.


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)