Learn to Read Hebrew

Pick up any prayerbook or biblical passage and read aloud!
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Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (109 ratings)
3,373 students
1hr 18min of on-demand video
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How to Read Hebrew


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In this course, you will learn how to pronounce every Hebrew letter and vowel.

By the end of this course you will be reading from the prayer book and the Bible in Hebrew!

Devote 10 minutes three days a week and you'll be able to sound out any Hebrew word in two weeks.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners to Hebrew


Professor of Biblical Studies
Tamar Kamionkowski
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
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Tamar Kamionkowski is professor of Bible at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, where she has been training rabbinical students for over 20 years. She holds degrees from Oberlin College, Harvard Divinity School and a  Brandeis University. She is also the founder of the Kamionkowski Bet Midrash, an online Hebrew learning center.

Tamar is the author of Leviticus: A Wisdom Commentary (Liturgical Press, 2018), Gender Reversal and Cosmic Chaos: Studies in the Book of Ezekiel (Sheffield Academic Press, 2003) and co-editor of Bodies, Embodiment and Theology of the Hebrew Scriptures (T&T Clark, 2010).

Tamar loves (in no particular order) scifi, teaching, learning, DIY home projects, being Jewish, being a mom and a wife!

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