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Decoding Hebrew

November 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Taught by Bracha Stone.  Begins Sunday, November 11th

Bracha Stone will present an effective way for adults to learn our amazing language – with patience, song, community and BOOKS!  This class is for everyone, and especially recommended for participants in the conversion and adult b’nai mitzvah programs. 

Bracha will begin with the very basics (for all who don’t know anything at all about Hebrew) and then move through a series of lessons and exercises designed to build skills at a pace that won’t make your head spin. 

You will be encouraged to study with a chavruta – study partner – so bring one of your own if you like. If you don’t review between classes, you probably won’t progress much but you still might enjoy hanging out with Hebrew once a week. If you take this class and also review, you will begin to get the Hebrew decoding skills you need so you can proceed with:

Reading Hebrew (no more transliteration for you!)

Starting to learn what you are praying

Studying trope

Attending Svara events

Dates: Sundays – November 11th, 18th, and 25th     

                                December 2nd, 9th,   and 16th

These are six dates on the calendar, but you will be charged for 5 classes. If Bracha does not need to cancel one of these classes, the sixth one is free.

Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 noon

Cost: $105 for 5 sessions (sixth class is free if not canceled)

Cost of book is included

No one turned away for lack of funds — please contact Michael Saxe-Taller Michael@kehillasynagogue.org if you need some accommodation.

Location: Private home, provided upon registration. 

NOTE: This class has a CAP for 10 students ONLY, due to space availability. A waiting list will be created once capacity has been met.

Email (Stone.betty@gmail.com), call or text Bracha at 510-703-2220 with any questions or concerns, including accessibility concerns. 



November 18
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Private Residence


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