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Learning Hebrew

Our Level 1 & 2 Hebrew Lessons are currently mid-session.  The next session will begin Nov/Dec 2019.

Places are limited and ONLY available to members of the WIS community (FGS students and postdocs, WIS staff and Faculty members, visiting scientists, visiting students), and, of course, to their immediate adult family.

Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

There will be 2 levels offered - Level 1 (complete beginners) & Level 2 (for those who have studied at least 50 hrs of Hebrew and have passed the test).

Cost: The cost of the courses, including materials will be 300 NIS and this should be paid online when you register, in order to secure your spot. There will be no refunds once the course begins.  Registration will open 10 days prior to the course beginning.

Course Details: 
There will be a maximum of 30 participants per course. 

Which level should I register for?
Level 1 is for complete beginners. The Syllabus can be viewed below.

Level 2 is for those who have studied at least 50 hrs of Hebrew and have passed a short evaluation test. which will be emailed to you.  The Syllabus can be viewed below.

When are the lessons?
The courses runs for 12 weeks (24 lessons), between the hours of 18.30 - 20.00 (2 academic hrs per meeting = 90 mins):

Level 1: Every Sunday and Wednesday.

Level 2: Every Tuesday and Thursday.

Where are the lessons?

On Campus.


Syllabus - Level 1

Syllabus - Level 2

Learning Hebrew, while not essential on campus, will help you with your integration into Israeli society. It empowers and enables you to feel more comfortable in social settings, and everyday life such as dealing with doctors, going to the supermarket, etc. 

Online Learning Resources Speak, read and write Hebrew, in a few weeks, at your own pace and on your own schedule, at minimum cost. Modern Hebrew language on-line courses that provide you the tools to learn Hebrew at your own convenience. Courses are approved by the Israeli Ministry of Education. Study Hebrew online with a personal Hebrew coach. Ulpan Or offers study kits, workshops and online tutors. You can choose to study a particular vocabulary set, such as focusing on learning the professional language you need for your vocation. Learn modern Hebrew through fun, interesting and practical videos. Online Hebrew course taught by Seth Young and Gidon Ariel. Covers Hebrew grammar and vocabulary. An Israeli-based online language school, which offers Hebrew courses for all levels and backgrounds. Classes are taught by experienced native speaking teachers and include high quality structured learning materials. Classes are held in a state of the art virtual classroom, which enables real-time audio and video communication between students and teachers, and are accompanied by interactive teaching aids. Visit the website to learn more and sign up for a free trial lesson. Skyvrit is an alternative to Ulpan that helps you learn Hebrew online using Skype. The Hebrew Lessons Challenge is a new, online, innovative language-learning program that has created a fun, challenging learning experience. Monthly memberships are $19.99 and include all the lessons and support tools that you need to succeed in learning Hebrew.  Learn on your own schedule, the lessons are available whenever you are! Updates and new additions keep the program fresh. Enjoy learning with our community of ‘Challengers’.