Category «Language Learning»

How to Learn Yiddish Online?

Yiddish Banner

Yiddish is a phenomenal amalgamation of different languages: Written in either Hebrew script or Latin letters, it is a combination of Hebrew and Central/Eastern European languages. Yiddish dialects varied with where and when individual Jewish populations lived—there is no one Yiddish. Yiddish words have been a charming addition to American English, but clearly, there is …

What Is the Best Way to Learn Hebrew?

The Main Language of Israel: Study Group

There are many reasons to learn Hebrew. Perhaps you are traveling to Israel and want to be able to speak with the locals. Many Jewish people do not speak the language and want to learn to feel closer to their roots. Maybe you just think the language is interesting and want to add it to …

What Is the Best Way to Learn Biblical Hebrew?

What Is the Best Way to Learn Biblical Hebrew? The Old Jerusalem

If you yearn to think for yourself while analyzing Bible passages, or if you want to really understand the experiences of historical figures in the Bible and why they expressed themselves as they did, then you should consider learning Biblical Hebrew. Very likely, this ancient language will be a gateway to areas of learning you …

Hebrew Word Pronunciation: Audio Learning Opportunities

Hebrew Word Pronunciation Audio Learning Opportunities in Jerusalem

When learning any new language, it is important to start with the basics, add regular usage, contextual situations and continued exposure for gaining fluency. Those wishing to learn Hebrew for enhanced study of scripture or connection with roots seeded in that language and culture are no different. These students inherently wish to immerse in the …

Hebrew for School: Teach Your Children Hebrew

Parents and Children

Studies have shown that it is easier for children to learn a second language than it is for adults. It’s also a great skill to have either way, as being bilingual is becoming more and more useful as the years go on. Learning a new language can give your child a leg up and teach …

How to Read the Hebrew Bible

How To Read The Hebrew Bible: Hebrew Bible

Interested in learning how to translate the sacred text yourself? It’s completely possible, although severely deemed otherwise, for those not wanting to fly to Jerusalem themselves to learn. The history of the language in and of itself is extremely fascinating, and learning it can give you the ability to express yourself in ways you originally …

Bible in the Original Hebrew: Learn the Bible from the Source

Hebrew Manuscript

There are many reasons to learn the Ancient Hebrew language. If you are a follower of Judeo-Christian religion, you will better comprehend the Bible by reading it in the original language it was written. The Bible in the original Hebrew reads differently than translations, and you may learn things you didn’t know before! Those interested …

How to Learn Yiddish: The Language That Survived the Holocaust

Isaak Asknaziy (1856-1902), Jewish Wedding with Klezmer Band

Just more than 600 years old, the relatively new language called Yiddish has sparked interest across the world because of its resurgence despite the most adverse of events. Hence, many people want to find out how to learn Yiddish. We hope that the following overview of its history, culture, relationship with Hebrew, and courses offered …