Learning Hebrew

Levels 1 & 2

We are glad to offer Hebrew lessons as subsidized courses on campus, overseen by the FGS in all academic aspects of the courses. The lessons are open to our international community and their spouses. 

  • Level 1 is for complete beginners, Level 2 is for those who have studied 50 hours of Hebrew.
  • Runs twice a year: November to February, and from March to June.
  • 24 lessons, twice a week, in the evening.
  • 300 shekels including materials.

The next courses will start in November 2023 and run until mid-February 2024. Registration details will be advertised close to November, here and in our newsletter. Demand is high, stay tuned! 


Levels 3, 4, 5

The lessons are held in small groups on campus in the evening. Levels 3, 4, and 5 are run privately by Mrs. Amit Cohen:

Mobile: 052-220-9047 Email: Amitcoh5@gmail.com

Private Lessons

120 NIS per lesson, one on one.

Mrs. Amit Cohen: Mobile: 052-220-9047 Email: Amitcoh5@gmail.com

Mrs. Sharon Sofer: Mobile: 054-588-1301 Email: sharonsofer94@gmail.com

Online Learning Resources

www.ulpanet.com Speak, read, and write Hebrew, in a few weeks, at your own pace and on your own schedule. Learn Hebrew at your own convenience. Courses are approved by the Israeli Ministry of Education.

www.ulpanor.com 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.

www.youtube.com/user/JoelYaronPub Learn modern Hebrew through fun, interesting and practical videos.

www.hebrewclasses.co.il Online Hebrew course taught by Seth Young and Gidon Ariel. It covers Hebrew grammar and vocabulary.

www.lingolearn.com An Israeli-based online language school, offering classes taught by experienced native-speaking teachers and including high-quality structured learning materials. Visit the website to learn more and sign up for a free trial lesson.

www.skyvrit.com Skyvrit is an alternative to Ulpan that helps you learn Hebrew online using Skype.

www.hebrew-lessons.com The Hebrew Lessons Challenge is a new, online, innovative language-learning program that has created a fun, challenging learning experience. Monthly memberships 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! 

More Information you may need

After arrival

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Rehovot City

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