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Modern Hebrew at the University of Washington

Explore the language & culture of contemporary Israel through Hebrew Studies at NELC at the University of Washington. The curriculum includes elementary & intermediate Modern Hebrew, cultural surveys taught in English, and Hebrew literature in translation.

Learn more about Modern Hebrew courses below, or check out Hebrew & Israel Studies Director Naomi Sokoloff’s full blog.

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Naomi Sokoloff

Director, Modern Hebrew & Israel Studies

Prof. Naomi Sokoloff is Director of Modern Hebrew and Israel Studies at the UW. She will publish regular blog posts on this site about her classes and Hebrew-related events on campus.

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Upcoming Hebrew Courses

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Hebrew at UW is the complete opposite of a huge, boring lecture class; it is small, intimate, and engaging. I knew no Hebrew before coming to UW, but I now feel confident in my conversational Hebrew skills.
-Lauren Mittelman, Class of 2016

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