Temple Shalom is committed to ensuring that Hebrew is not a barrier for our adults to connect with the spirituality of our services. Please contact any of our clergy about opportunities at Temple Shalom and elsewhere to learn or brush up on your Hebrew as an adult.
Praying with Understanding and Developing Reading Fluency with Rabbi Johanna Potts!
INTRODUCTION TO DECODING:
For those who never learned or can’t remember how to read Hebrew—(textbook: Aleph Isn’t Tough )
INTERMEDIATE READING AND VOCABULARY:
For those who can comfortably decode and would like to improve on their reading skills and finding meaning in the various prayers, Bible and the Haggadah - texts will include the High Holiday and Shabbat prayer books and Haggadah
INTERMEDIATE+ HEBREW READING THROUGH GENESIS TEXTS:
For those who can confidently decode, have an understanding of basic Hebrew grammar concepts and would like to improve these skills and begin translating Biblical passages-(textbook: Bet is for B’Rreishit or Tav is for Torah and the Tanakh)
POTENTIAL TIMES FOR CLASSES:
Sundays at 9:30 AM and/or 10:30 AM
Wednesdays at 5:00 PM and/or 6:45 PM