Hebrew and Its CultureLimited Enrollment Course
9 am-1 pm
Miri Kubovy and Hilla Kobliner
An intensive course in elementary Hebrew that enables students to read, write, speak, and comprehend the language of the Jewish people through all the phases of their history. The course presents Hebrew, not only as it is spoken in modern Israel, but as the vehicle of Jewish civilization from biblical times to the present using a variety of Jewish sources and texts, such as the Bible; Aggadah; midrash; prayer; medieval poetry; excerpts from contemporary Israeli newspapers; films; songs; and discussions of Jewish history, customs, and identity. Note: Some financial aid is available for students in this course. For information write or call the Center for Jewish Studies, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, (617) 495-4326.
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