Focus of the class: Learning the basics of the Hebrew root system, prefixes, and suffixes, so that you can understand the meaning of Hebrew words and sentences that you see, whether in a prayer book, Torah reading, or Hebrew newspaper.
Recommended for: Anyone who can already pronounce Hebrew letters and vowels and wants to learn what you are actually saying when you pronounce Hebrew words is welcome to enroll. This class is open to the greater Richmond community, not just Jews or Or Ami members.
Tuition: Only $50 for non-members of Or Ami, with a discounted price of $36 for Or Ami members
Time: Every Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in July and August 2022
Class Dates (Summer 2023)
- July 11
- July 18
- July 25
- August 1
- August 8
- August 15
- August 22
- August 29
Location: Congregation Or Ami
Instructor: Rabbi Ahuva Zaches
Sneak Peak at Class Materials
Click here to see a page of the textbook written by Rabbi Ahuva Zaches.
Deadline to Register: June 30, 2023 so that we can have time to prepare enough course packets for our first class on Tuesday, July 11.
Online Hebrew Resources:
- Hebrew Root Flashcards
- Hebrew Root Matching Game
- Prefix Flashcards
- Prefix Matching Game
- Pronoun Flashcards
- Pronoun Matching Game
- Suffix Flashcards
- Suffix Matching Game
- Useful Hebrew Word Flashcards
- Useful Hebrew Word Matching Game
- Demonstration of Hebrew Spaceship Game
- Hebrew Prefix Spaceship Game (Playable on Computers, Not Phones)
- Hebrew Root Spaceship Game (Playable on Computers, Not Phones)
- Practice Reading Jewish Prayers