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Hebrew at WHC

Looking to learn Hebrew or improve your fluency skills? WHC has two options to get you on track to speaking Hebrew.

Conversational Hebrew


Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew, but found the idea of trying to read the language too daunting? If yes, this course is for you.

Using an innovative method that emphasizes conversation over decoding the aleph bet, you’ll find yourself speaking Hebrew from the first class on – and having fun! The ability to read Hebrew is not necessary or required to participate.

Class Schedule:

Day: Mondays (Starting September 9)
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Temple
Level: Intermediate

Day: Tuesdays (Starting Starting September 10)
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Temple
Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Day: Wednesdays (Starting Starting September 11)
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: JBSC
Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Day: Thursdays (Starting Starting September 12)
Time: 10:00 am
Location: JBSC
Level: Advanced

Cost: $50 for WHC members; $65 for non-members per semester.

Each semester runs for 8 weeks.

Please click here to register for one of these courses.

Past students have raved about the course saying:

"Gerdy Trachtman provides the ideal opportunity to become conversant in Hebrew in a matter of months. She fast-tracks our learning by providing phonetic transliterations of all vocabulary that we learn, so that we can focus our time on speaking the language rather than wrestling with an unfamiliar alphabet...I can't wait to take the class again!"

"I personally learn by hearing rather than by reading so this class was right for me. It was also a great way to meet new and interesting people who also sometimes enjoyed laughing together at ourselves!"

Hebrew Reading


Did you ever want to be able to read the prayers in Hebrew instead of reading the transliteration? Or perhaps you want to be able to keep up with what your kids (or grandkids) are learning in Religious School?

If so, this NEW course is just for you.

Gerdy Trachtman, our former Religious School Principal, will have you learning the aleph bet and reading in Hebrew in no time!

This course will be offered on Thursdays at 11:00 am at JBSC starting on September 12.

Cost: $50 for WHC members; $65 for non-members.

Click here to register for this course.