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Mira Rosenthal News

<strong>Mira Rosenthal</strong> is a senior lecturer in Hebrew Language and Literature. She has been teaching Hebrew at Cal State University Northridge and American Jewish University’s Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies since 1999. She received her teaching certification in 1978 from Gordon College in Haifa, Israel.

Hebrew Through Israeli Songs

Explore Israeli music in Hebrew from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and today.

This 5-week course celebrates Israel’s musical journey from the 70s, 80s, 90s, and today! We’ll explore the evolution of Israeli music, from the nostalgic tunes that defined past eras to the modern beats resonating with today’s generation. Listen, translate, sing, and engage in discussions on the music’s influences and history. No textbook is needed for this class, just bring yourself and invite your friends. This course is for intermediate and advanced Hebrew students only.

Note: Any refunds must be issued within one week from start date of your class.

This class meets the following Sundays from 1 pm to 2 pm PT:

May 5, 2024

May 12, 2024

May 19, 2024

Jun 2, 2024

Jun 9, 2024

Modern Hebrew Intermediate 3

Learn modern Hebrew online in the Ulpan immersion method used in Israel.

This 10-week course is for intermediate students who have a solid foundation in Hebrew. Topics include exploring unique places in Jerusalem, analyzing advertisements, giving and receiving directions, and expanding your knowledge of verbs and infinitives. To support your learning, we will be using the textbook, Hebrew From Scratch Part 1, with a focus on lessons 20-21. Click HERE to purchase the textbook.

Please Note: Any refunds must be issued within two-weeks from the start date of your class.

This 10-session class meets Wednesdays from 6 pm to 8 pm PT:

Apr 3, 2024

Apr 10, 2024

Apr 17, 2024

May 1, 2024

May 8, 2024

May 15, 2024

May 22, 2024

May 29, 2024

Jun 5, 2024

Jun 26, 2024

Modern Hebrew Advanced 1

Learn modern Hebrew online in the Ulpan immersion method used in Israel.

This 10-week course is for advanced students who already have a strong foundation in Hebrew. Topics include the future tense, imperatives, adverbs, future tense of הפעיל verb group. We will be using the textbook, Hebrew from Scratch Part 2, focusing on lesson 9-10. If you haven’t purchased the textbook yet, you can do so on Amazon HERE.

Please Note: Any refunds must be issued within two-weeks from the start date of your class.

This 10-Session online class meets on Tuesdays from 6pm – 8pm PT:

Apr 2, 2024

Apr 9, 2024

Apr 16, 2024

May 7, 2024

May 14, 2024

May 21, 2024

May 28, 2024

Jun 4, 2024

Jun 18, 2024

Jun 25, 2024

Modern Hebrew Intermediate 4

Learn modern Hebrew online in the ulpan immersion method used in Israel.

This 10-week course is for our intermediate students. Topics include: the past tense of nominal sentences, past tense of (ל”ה) type of verbs, numbers 100-1000, and the subject of clothing. We will be using the textbook, Hebrew from Scratch, Part 1 focusing on Lessons 21-24. If you haven’t purchased the textbook yet, you can do so on Amazon HERE.

Please note: Any refunds must be issued within two-weeks from the start date of your class.

This 10- week class meets the following Mondays from 6 pm to 8 pm PT:

Apr 1, 2024

Apr 8, 2024

Apr 15, 2024

May 6, 2024

May 13, 2024

May 20, 2024

Jun 3, 2024

Jun 10, 2024

Jun 17, 2024

Jun 24, 2024

Modern Hebrew Advanced 1

Learn modern Hebrew online in the ulpan immersion method used in Israel.

This 10-week course is for advanced students who already have a strong foundation in Hebrew. Topics include the future tense, imperatives, adverbs, future tense of הפעיל verb group. We will be using the textbook, Hebrew from Scratch Part 2, focusing on lesson 9-10. If you haven’t purchased the textbook yet, you can do so on Amazon HERE.

Please Note: Any refunds must be issued within two-weeks from the start date of your class.

This class meets the following Sundays from 10 am to 12 pm:

March 31

April 7

April 14

May 5

May 12

May 19

June 2

June 9

June 16

June 23