February – March 2017

Feb
26
Sun
Kehilat Limmud
Feb 26 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm

Interested in your child/ren attending Kindergarten through 12th grade class at Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, contact Rabbi Jessica Wainer at RabbiWainer@nvhcreston.org or phone (703) 437-7733

Prayer Hebrew 1 @ Classroom 112
Feb 26 @ 9:15 am – 10:10 am

The emphasis of Prayer Hebrew 1 is on improving prayer fluency, the acquisition of basic prayer vocabulary, and understanding the structure of the prayer service. The course will begin with a review of basic reading rules and include a mix of “simple” and more complex prayers.  Each class will focus on one section of the prayer service and may also include additional prayers as desired by the students.  Students may repeat as often as needed to gain confidence in the prayers.   Shema & Its Blessings: Shema, V’ahavta , Barchu, Ma’ariv Aravim, Yotzer Or, Mi Chamocha, Hashkiveinu

Prerequisites: Ability to read Hebrew phonetically (Beginning Hebrew or equivalent)

Fee:    $140 for members; $196 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text: Hineni: Prayerbook Hebrew for Adults, $22.50

Optional Text: Mishkan Tefilah: Shabbat (no-transliteration) $34.00

Instructor: Yehudit Shem-Tov

Sundays: 9:15-10:10 a.m.  Beginning 1/8/2017 for 14 weeks, no class (2/19, 3/12, 4/9, 4/16), click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

 

Modern Hebrew 2.
Feb 26 @ 10:15 am – 11:10 am

Improve conversational Hebrew skills, knowledge of Hebrew grammar, and ability to read and write Modern Hebrew. Students will practice conversational skills, translate texts from a range of Hebrew literature, and compose short paragraphs.

Prerequisites:  Modern Hebrew 2 or equivalent.  At least 2 years previous instruction with conversational Hebrew; ability to write in script, familiarity with participle form.

Fee:    $140 for members; $196 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text:  Brandeis Modern Hebrew, $72.00

Instructor:  Yehudit Shem-Tov

Sundays: 10:15-11:10 p.m.   Beginning 1/8/2017 for 14 weeks, no class (2/19, 3/12, 4/9, 4/16), please click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

Modern Hebrew 3. @ Classroom 112
Feb 26 @ 11:15 am – 12:25 pm

Improve conversational Hebrew skills, knowledge of Hebrew grammar, and ability to read and write Modern Hebrew. Students will practice conversational skills, translate texts from a range of Hebrew literature, and compose short paragraphs.

Prerequisites:  Modern Hebrew 2 or equivalent.  At least 2 years previous instruction with conversational Hebrew; ability to write in script, familiarity with participle form.

Fee:    $140 for members; $196 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text: Brandeis Modern Hebrew, $72.00

Instructor:  Yehudit Shem-Tov

Sundays: 11:15 a.m.  – 12:25 p.m.   Beginning 1/8/2017 for 14 weeks, no class (2/19, 3/12, 4/9, 4/16), click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

 

Feb
28
Tue
Modern Hebrew 1. @ Classroom 112
Feb 28 @ 7:15 pm – 8:25 pm

Learn conversational Hebrew, basic Hebrew grammar, and to read and write in script.  Introduces simple verb forms.

Prerequisite: Beginning Hebrew or equivalent.  Ability to read Hebrew phonetically, familiarity with basic Hebrew vocabulary, and ability to write in block.

Fee:    $140 for members; $196 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text:  Ivrit Alfon: A Hebrew Primer for Adults, $15.95

Instructor: Yehudit Shem-Tov

Tuesdays:  7:15-8:25 p.m.   Beginning 1/3/2017 for 14 weeks, click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

Mar
1
Wed
Beginning Hebrew @ Classroom 112
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:10 pm

Learn to read Hebrew – No previous experience required.  This class introduces the student to Hebrew letters and vowels, and broadens the student’s understanding of the use of Hebrew in Jewish life, ritual, study, and tradition.  The student will learn to read Hebrew phonetically, to recognize common Hebrew roots used in prayer, and to write block letters.  This course provides a foundation for the rest of our Hebrew classes.

No prerequisites.

Fee:    $110 for members; $154 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text:     Aleph Isn’t Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults, $18.95

Instructor: Yehudit Shem-Tov

Wednesdays: 7:00-8:10 p.m.   Beginning 2/1/2017* (*this is a date change) for 11 weeks, click here to register or call the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

Mar
2
Thu
Biblical Hebrew 2 @ Classroom 112
Mar 2 @ 7:15 pm – 8:25 pm

For students who want to be able to read, understand, and translate selections from Torah. We will learn to recognize variety of verb forms and expand knowledge of Biblical vocabulary.  This is a continuation from the fall session, we will begin in chapter 5.

Prerequisites:  Biblical Hebrew 1 or equivalent.  Some familiarity with Hebrew grammar and vocabulary.

Fee:    $110 for members; $154 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text: Tav is for Torah,, $18.95

Instructor: Elizabeth Lacher

Thursdays:  7:15-8:25 p.m.  Beginning 1/5/2017 for 11 weeks, click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

Mar
5
Sun
Kehilat Limmud
Mar 5 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm

Interested in your child/ren attending Kindergarten through 12th grade class at Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation, contact Rabbi Jessica Wainer at RabbiWainer@nvhcreston.org or phone (703) 437-7733

Prayer Hebrew 1 @ Classroom 112
Mar 5 @ 9:15 am – 10:10 am

The emphasis of Prayer Hebrew 1 is on improving prayer fluency, the acquisition of basic prayer vocabulary, and understanding the structure of the prayer service. The course will begin with a review of basic reading rules and include a mix of “simple” and more complex prayers.  Each class will focus on one section of the prayer service and may also include additional prayers as desired by the students.  Students may repeat as often as needed to gain confidence in the prayers.   Shema & Its Blessings: Shema, V’ahavta , Barchu, Ma’ariv Aravim, Yotzer Or, Mi Chamocha, Hashkiveinu

Prerequisites: Ability to read Hebrew phonetically (Beginning Hebrew or equivalent)

Fee:    $140 for members; $196 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text: Hineni: Prayerbook Hebrew for Adults, $22.50

Optional Text: Mishkan Tefilah: Shabbat (no-transliteration) $34.00

Instructor: Yehudit Shem-Tov

Sundays: 9:15-10:10 a.m.  Beginning 1/8/2017 for 14 weeks, no class (2/19, 3/12, 4/9, 4/16), click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.

 

Modern Hebrew 2.
Mar 5 @ 10:15 am – 11:10 am

Improve conversational Hebrew skills, knowledge of Hebrew grammar, and ability to read and write Modern Hebrew. Students will practice conversational skills, translate texts from a range of Hebrew literature, and compose short paragraphs.

Prerequisites:  Modern Hebrew 2 or equivalent.  At least 2 years previous instruction with conversational Hebrew; ability to write in script, familiarity with participle form.

Fee:    $140 for members; $196 for non-members; free for TAMID students

Text:  Brandeis Modern Hebrew, $72.00

Instructor:  Yehudit Shem-Tov

Sundays: 10:15-11:10 p.m.   Beginning 1/8/2017 for 14 weeks, no class (2/19, 3/12, 4/9, 4/16), please click here to register or phone the temple office at (703) 437-7733.