• Hebrew

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    Please see the Schedule of Classes for the current semester’s offerings.

    In order to enable students to access the rich heritage of Jewish classical literature, all non-mechina students at the Wilf Campus must take 2 semesters of Hebrew upon their arrival at YU. 

    The appropriate 2-semester path for each student depends on his performance on the placement exam:

    Language Arts Track

    Grade on Placement Exam

    First Semester at YU

    Second Semester at YU

    A

    1305 – Advanced Hebrew I 

    (meets 2 times per week)

    1306 – Advanced Hebrew II

    (meets 2 times per week)

    B

    1205 – Upper Intermediate Hebrew I

    (meets 2 times per week)

    1206 - Upper Intermediate Hebrew II

    (meets 2 times per week)

    C

    1105 - Intermediate Hebrew I 

    (meets 4 times per week)

    1106 - Intermediate Hebrew II 

    (meets 4 times per week)

     

    Biblical Hebrew Track
    Grade on Placement Exam   First Semester at YU   Second Semester at YU  Third Semester at YU  Fourth Semester at YU
    D 1004 – Elementary Biblical Hebrew II
    (meets 4 times per week)
    1005 – Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I(meets 4 times per week)

    1006 – Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II

    (meets 4 times per week) 

     
    F 1003 – Elementary Biblical Hebrew I
    (meets 4 times per week)

    1004 – Elementary Biblical Hebrew II

    (meets 4 times per week)
    1005 – Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I(meets 4 times per week) 

    1006 – Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II

    (meets 4 times per week) 

     

    These courses are offered every semester, but there is a wider selection of Hebrew -05 courses in the fall and a wider selection of Hebrew -06 courses in the spring. 

    Biblical Hebrew 1005 and 1006 teach Hebrew grammar in the context of specific books of the Bible, so they count as Bible text courses toward the Jewish Studies requirements, in addition to counting as Hebrew courses.

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