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This group is for people interested in learning Torah Hebrew. It doesn't matter how advanced you are. We can pick up where you are and go from there. If you are beginning, we will start there.
Latest Activity: Apr 4
The Learning Torah Hebrew group meets at the SWW Chat (click this link).
001 Introducing the Aleph Bet
1. In the following link you will see the aleph bet and the vowel points that we will be teaching. Below the Aleph Bet links you will see links to the text books we will be using.
See the Aleph Bet here
Hear the Aleph Bet here.
Learn the Sounds of the Aleph Bet
Practice the Aleph Bet outside of class. The next link has each letter pronounced and other grammatical information about the letter.
A learning aid from Ross
The Aleph Bet sung by Anne and Stephen McLeod
Leviticus 10:12-20 read by Anne McLeod
Psalm 91 read by Anne McLeod
Psalm 100 read by Anne and Stephen McLeod. Only the Hebrew conveys the complete meaning and poetic form of this Psalm.
Lecha Dodi lyrics --- Lecha Dodi (double size)
Lecha Dodi preferred by yochanany (from Siddur Audio - sidduraudio.com)
Lecha Dodi preferred by yochanany (from Congregation Kehilat Shalom - shabbatevemelodies.com)
Lecha Dodi, an alternate melody (also from Congregation Kehilat Shalom)
Lecha Dodi, another alternate melody (again from Congregation Kehilat Shalom)
Here are the textbooks you will need to participate in the Learning Torah Hebrew class. Order on Leshonee part 1 to begin. The remaining 2 books may not be used, because the format of the course is being changed. (revised 17Nov10)
2. Leshonee part 1 by Sol Scharfstein, paperback. This book should not cost more than $15 to $20 (including shipping) (old or new).
3. Leshonee part 2 by Elias Persky and Sol Scharfstein, paperback. This book should not cost more than $15 to $20 (including shipping) (old or new).
4. Modern Hebrew, 3rd edition, paperback (a first year course in Conversation, Reading, and Grammar) by Harry Blumberg and Mordecai Lewittes (OCLC number 59781188). This book should not cost more than $25 to $30 (shipping not included) (new or used).
from J. Levine Books and Judaica
J. Levine Books and Judaica
or from TextbookX
or from Valore Books:
or from a1Books
or from Alibris (Alibris ID: 9904708045)
or from ebay (ISBN 9780884827184)
or from Bookfinder.com (ISBN 0884827186)
or from Amazon.com (ISBN 9780884827184)
5. Here's where you earn your Tanack (Koren Text, includes the Masoretic comments)
I will listen to your Tanack readings and critique them for you.
6. Online Hebrew Bible (There is a tab to have the text read to you.)
7. For further study on your own if you would like, here is a good text book for correct grammar and word construct, beyond our lessons.
Page Kelley, Biblical Hebrew