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Elementary Biblical Hebrew – Intensive Summer Course

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Fast Facts


Elementary Biblical Hebrew (SPLA011/48527)

Teaching Faculty:

Dr. Barak Dan

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 150
Credits: 10

Course Dates:

June 13-July 18, 2019


Undergraduate and graduate students or mature learners with an academic background who are familiar with the Hebrew alphabet and proficient in English

Application Deadline:

May 1, 2019


Tuition: US$ 2,015
Housing: US$ 1,010

Relevant Academic Fields:

Bible studies, religion, Judaic studies, theology


  • Cover the fundamentals of the grammar and syntax of Biblical Hebrew.
  • Read Biblical passages with the aid of a lexicon.
  • Build a foundational knowledge of Biblical Hebrew vocabulary.
  • View the Dead Sea Scrolls and other important Biblical texts.


We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. See our application guidelines or apply online now.

Applicants who require visa assistance from the Hebrew University are requested to apply no later than March 14, 2019, and to notify the Office that they require assistance. Applicants who require such assistance and apply after this date are not guaranteed to complete the visa application process in time for the program. For more information, please see here.


We’re happy to answer any questions you might have – or to chat for a bit to help you choose the right course or program.

For Questions about the Curriculum
Email Prof. Steven Fassberg
Academic Coordinator

For Questions about Admission, Housing, or Other Practical Matters
Email Us
Call us: +972 2 588 2602

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