HEBREW (HEBR)

HEBR 101. Elementary Modern Hebrew I. 3 Credits.

Introduces the essential elements of modern Hebrew structure and vocabulary and aspects of modern Israeli culture. Aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing are stressed.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: JWST 101.

HEBR 102. Elementary Modern Hebrew II. 3 Credits.

Continued instruction in the essential elements of modern Hebrew structure and vocabulary and aspects of modern Israeli culture. Aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing are stressed.
Requisites: Prerequisite, HEBR 101.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: JWST 102.

HEBR 142. Jerusalem in Israeli Literature, Cinema, and Art. 3 Credits.

A focus on stories, poems, essays, paintings, and films in which Jerusalem and its people figure prominently. Course will address the multi-faceted and often schizophrenic depiction of the city.
Gen Ed: VP, BN.
Grading status: Letter grade.

HEBR 203. Intermediate Modern Hebrew I. 3 Credits.

Second-year instruction in the essential elements of modern Hebrew structure and vocabulary and aspects of modern Israeli culture. Aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing are stressed. An introduction to representative literary works is included.
Requisites: Prerequisite, HEBR 102.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: JWST 203.

HEBR 204. Intermediate Modern Hebrew II. 3 Credits.

Continued instruction in the essential elements of modern Hebrew structure and vocabulary and aspects of modern Israeli culture. Aural comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing are stressed. An introduction to representative literary works is included.
Requisites: Prerequisite, HEBR 203.
Gen Ed: FL.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: JWST 204.

HEBR 305. Advanced Modern Hebrew I. 3 Credits.

Third year of instruction in modern Hebrew with an emphasis on Israeli culture, literature, and media.
Requisites: Prerequisite, HEBR 204.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: JWST 305.

HEBR 306. Advanced Modern Hebrew II. 3 Credits.

Third year of instruction in modern Hebrew with an emphasis on Israeli culture, literature, and media.
Requisites: Prerequisite, HEBR 305.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: JWST 306.

HEBR 436. Language, Exile, and Homeland in Zionist Thought and Practice. 3 Credits.

Employing Zionist and post- and anti-Zionist documents, treatises, and mostly literary and cinematic texts, this class will focus on the relations between language, Jewish-Israeli identity, and the notion of homeland.
Gen Ed: BN.
Grading status: Letter grade
Same as: JWST 436.