Hebrew

  1. Don't Forget to Pack These Rainy-Day Camp Essentials

    Don't Forget to Pack These Rainy-Day Camp Essentials
    For learners going to camp, enjoy some materials that are perfect for spare quiet time or during a rainy day.
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  2. Using Hebrew in Harmony on an iOS Device?

    Using Hebrew in Harmony on an iOS Device?
    Be sure to check the App Store for a software update to enjoy the newest version
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  3. Keep Hebrew Skills Sharp All Summer Long

    Summer doesn't have to mean a break from Hebrew. Share these resources with students to help keep their language comprehension skills sharp.
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  4. Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Maximizing Precious Time for Building Skills

    Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Maximizing Precious Time for Building Skills
    This is part of a series of articles exploring the diversity of Hebrew learning strategies at congregational schools.
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  5. Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: When School Moves to One Day

    Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: When School Moves to One Day
    This is part of a series of articles exploring the diversity of Hebrew learning strategies at congregational schools.
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  6. Big News from Eliana Light

    Musician and Hebrew in Harmony Creative Director Eliana Light is on the move! See where she's headed and what she'll be doing next.
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  7. Hebrew in Harmony Builds Community

    Hebrew in Harmony Builds Community
    An educator from Florida heard about Hebrew in Harmony and took the initiative to rally a group of educators to create a community of inquiry.
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  8. Supplement Chaverim B'Ivrit with New Workbooks and Audio

    Users of the popular Chaverim B’Ivrit series will be pleased to know that we are releasing three brand new workbooks to accompany the series. Complementing y’chidot 3, 4, and 5, these workbooks written by master educator and Chaverim B’Ivrit practitioner Esty Gross reinforce key concepts, vocabulary, and grammar found in the corresponding texts.

    Students will learn through group activities, writing exercises (such as composing Hebrew text messages), movement, and physical engagement. Opportunities for informal and formal assessment are available in all three workbooks.

    Also available are corresponding teacher’s guides, free and available for download. These guides offer detailed instructions, teaching suggestions, and ideas for a new and exciting teaching experience. To access your free

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  9. Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Getting Serious about Decoding

    Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Getting Serious about Decoding
    This is the third in a series of articles exploring the diversity of Hebrew learning strategies at congregational schools. Educators at Park Avenue Synagogue in New York City revisited their Hebrew program and realized they needed to begin Hebrew in younger grades.
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  10. Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Taking a Cue from Your Learners

    Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Taking a Cue from Your Learners

    This is the second in a series of articles exploring the diversity of Hebrew learning strategies at congregational schools.


    At Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, educators follow two guiding principles when it comes to Hebrew.

    “We do Hebrew for the sake of loving it and using it,” says Brad Cohen, the synagogue’s director of education. “I listen to my students. When they’re curious about a topic, they learn it faster.”

    What this looks like in practice is a school of 250 students that aims to instill a comfort with Hebrew, whether for prayer participation and knowledge or for an overall sense of identity. The school infuses Hebrew throughout all the grades, beginning with auditory learning of blessings and prayers in classrooms.

    Third graders use Hebrew Through Movement and small group t’filah, which provides them an opportunity to connect with prayers in an intimate setting. Fourth and fifth graders learn to lead Havdal

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