Join an active and engaged community of language learners whose experience goes well beyond the classroom! Open to everyone, our adult Hebrew and Yiddish courses allow you to delve into the language at your own pace. Learn to speak, read, and write with confidence, from the basics of the aleph-bet to written and conversational fluency. 

    We offer opportunities for in-depth Hebrew study every year:

    Courses run from Hebrew Introduction to Advanced Hebrew Conversation. Sessions are generally ten weeks long, with two hours of instruction per week. Online sessions will run for an hour and a half per week. Classes are small to give you the individualized attention you need. New students to the program are welcome to take the placement test. For more information about the courses, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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    Tuesdays, April 28 - June 30, 2020
    7:00 - 8:30 pm

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    Start speaking Hebrew! Learn the foundations of Hebrew literacy and pronunciation. Designed for those with no Hebrew background or those who want to refresh their basic Hebrew skills, this course teaches you to read and write the aleph-bet with vowels, compose simple sentences, count, and greet someone. Space is limited! 

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    Mondays, April 27 - July 6, 2020
    7:00 - 8:30 pm

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    Expand your Hebrew conversational skills! Review your aleph-bet and expand your basic vocabulary as you start to read short stories. Learn to exchange personal information, talk about the weather and the classroom experience, the seasons, food, and shopping. This course builds on the present tense and introduces the past tense. Prerequisite: Hebrew Intro or equivalent.

      

    Mondays, April 27 - July 6, 2020
    7:00 - 8:30 pm

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    This course is designed for intermediate level speakers. The course will focus on speaking and conversation, using a variety of texts (stories, poems, songs etc') as the basis of conversation, enriching vocabulary and strengthening grammatical principles, all within a flexible curriculum. Prequisite: placement interview.

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    Wednesdays, April 29 - July 8, 2020
    7:00 - 8:30 pm

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    Say it in Yiddish! This beginner-level course in conversational Yiddish will introduce you to the rich world of Yiddish language and culture. Learn to express yourself in Yiddish and engage with Yiddish culture through lively class discussions, activities, and songs. Presented with the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto’s Committee for Yiddish. 

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    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422
    Email: info@mnjcc.org

    Charitable Registration Number:
    140344243 RR0001