Hebrew Language

Hebrew is offered at the University of Pittsburgh through the Religious Studies Department as part of the Jewish Studies Program and certificate.

  • Learn how to read and write in Hebrew
  • Be able to communicate with Israelis on a basic level
  • Go on Birthrights and survive with Hebrew
  • Leave your troubles with sciences behind and have some FUN!

We offer 5 levels of Hebrew:

HEBREW 1 - You will learn the Alef-Beit, how to write from the right side, and you will acquire the basic language skills, so you can survive on your Taglit trip to Israel. Offered every fall. In the catalogue: HEBREW 0101 or JS0013

HEBREW 2 - Now that you know the Alef-Beit, and you have a large vocab, we will deepen your knowledge and use of the language and help you be creative with it. Offered every spring. In the catalogue: HEBREW 0102 or JS0014

HEBREW 3 - Using literature, newspaper and films you will deepen your language skills, and will be able to be creative with the language on social media. Offered every fall. In the catalogue: HEBREW 0103 or JS0025

HEBREW 4 - Here we deepen your knowledge and skills in Hebrew, read the newspaper, and discuss Israeli culture at an intermediate level. Offered every spring. In the catalogue: HEBREW 0104 or JS0026

HEBREW 5 - This is the advanced level, and you will learn how to use your knowledge of the language in the world of academia. You will read and write academic papers. Offered every fall. In the catalogue: HEBREW 0105 or JS0037