Hebrew (HEBREW)

Courses

HEBREW 1A Elementary Hebrew 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014

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HEBREW 1B Elementary Hebrew 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015

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HEBREW 10 Intensive Elementary Hebrew 10 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Summer 2007 10 Week Session, Summer 2007 8 Week Session, Summer 2006 10 Week Session
An intensive course in modern Israeli Hebrew. The course covers the basic syntactic and morphological patterns of modern Hebrew through the teaching and practice of communicative and interactive language skills in the four areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The course is equivalent to two semesters of Hebrew in the regular academic year.

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HEBREW 11A Reading and Composition for Hebrew Speaking Students 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
Designed for heritage students who possess oral skills (speaking/comprehension, though limited) but need to improve their writing and reading abilities, and expand their knowledge of Hebrew grammar and syntax. Completion of 11A-11B will prepare the student to take Hebrew 20A, Intermediate Hebrew.

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HEBREW 11B Reading and Composition for Hebrew-Speaking Students 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Not yet offered
Designed for heritage students who possess oral skills (speaking/comprehension, though limited) but need to improve their writing and reading abilities, and expand their knowledge of Hebrew grammar and syntax. Completion of 11A-11B will prepare the student to take Hebrew 20A, Intermediate Hebrew.

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HEBREW 20A Intermediate Hebrew 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015

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HEBREW 20B Intermediate Hebrew 5 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014

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HEBREW 30 Intermediate Hebrew 10 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Summer 1997 10 Week Session, Summer 1996 10 Week Session, Summer 1995 10 Week Session
This course is equivalent to a full year of intermediate Hebrew. It will deepen skills in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing modern Israeli Hebrew.

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HEBREW 100A Advanced Hebrew 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Advanced Hebrew, especially designed for those going on to the study of modern Hebrew literature. Vocabulary building, grammar review, and literary analysis of a sampling of modern texts.

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HEBREW 100B Advanced Hebrew 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013
Advanced Hebrew, especially designed for those going on to the study of modern Hebrew literature. Vocabulary building, grammar review, and literary analysis of a sampling of modern texts.

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HEBREW 102A Postbiblical Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2008, Fall 2002, Fall 1998
Texts from the rabbinic period (Mishnah, Tosefta, Talmud, and Midrash) and an introduction to the languages of rabbinic texts.

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HEBREW 102B Postbiblical Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2011, Spring 2009
Texts from the rabbinic period (Mishnah, Tosefta, Talmud, and Midrash) and an introduction to the languages of rabbinic texts.

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HEBREW 103A Later Rabbinic and Medieval Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2004
Study of midrashic, exegetical, halakhic (legal), poetic, apocalyptic, messianic, or historical texts.

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HEBREW 103B Later Rabbinic and Medieval Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
Study of midrashic, exegetical, halakhic (legal), poetic, apocalyptic, messianic, or historical texts.

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HEBREW 104A Modern Hebrew Literature and Culture 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
A close reading of selected works of modern Hebrew fiction, poetry, and drama in their cultural and historical contexts. Topics vary from year to year and include literature and politics, eros and gender, memory and nationalism, Middle-Eastern and European aspects of Israeli literature and culture.

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HEBREW 104B Modern Hebrew Literature and Culture 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
A close reading of selected works of modern Hebrew fiction, poetry, and drama in their cultural and historical contexts. Topics vary from year to year and include literature and politics, eros and gender, memory and nationalism, Middle-Eastern and European aspects of Israeli literature and culture.

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HEBREW 105A The Structure of Modern Hebrew 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 1999
An analysis of Hebrew grammar, syntax, semantics, morphology, history of the language, fixed expressions, discourse analysis, contrastive features of Hebrew and English in the context of contemporary linguistic theories.

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HEBREW 105B The Structure of Modern Hebrew 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2011, Spring 2008
An analysis of Hebrew grammar, syntax, semantics, morphology, history of the language, fixed expressions, discourse analysis, contrastive features of Hebrew and English in the context of contemporary linguistic theories.

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HEBREW 106A Elementary Biblical Hebrew 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2014
An introduction to the language of the Hebrew Bible.

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HEBREW 106B Elementary Biblical Hebrew 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2015, Spring 2011
An introduction to the language of the Hebrew Bible.

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HEBREW N106 Elementary Biblical Hebrew 6 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Summer 2009 10 Week Session, Summer 2009 Second 6 Week Session, Summer 2008 Second 6 Week Session
An introduction to the language of the Hebrew bible.

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HEBREW 107A Biblical Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2011, Fall 2009
The tools and procedure of biblical exegesis applied to simple narrative texts.

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HEBREW 107B Biblical Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2012, Spring 2010
The tools and procedure of biblical exegesis applied to simple narrative texts.

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HEBREW 111 Intermediate Biblical Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Prior to 2007
A systematic study of the Prophets beginning with Isaiah.

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HEBREW 148A The Art and Culture of the Talmud: Advanced Textual Analysis 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Fall 2002
In this course, we will read and analyze closely talmudic texts in the original languages--Hebrew and Aramaic--together with selected medieval commentaries. The primary focus of the course will be on the acquisition of facility in reading the Talmud, comprehension of philological and historical-cultural issues and methods of study, as well as understanding the formative relation of the Talmud to the structures
and practices of traditional Jewish cultures.
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HEBREW 148B The Art and Culture of the Talmud: Advanced Textual Analysis 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2001
In this course, we will read and analyze closely talmudic texts in the original languages--Hebrew and Aramaic--together with selected medieval commentaries. The primary focus of the course will be on the acquisition of facility in reading the Talmud, comprehension of philological and historical-cultural issues and methods of study, as well as understanding the formative relation of the Talmud to the structures and practices
of traditional Jewish cultures.
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HEBREW 190B Special Topics in Hebrew 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2011
Topics explore special themes and problems in Hebrew language and literature. They often reflect the research interests of the instructor and supplement regular curricular offerings. Specific descriptions of current offerings are available through the department.

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HEBREW H195 Senior Honors 2 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2003
Directed study centered upon preparation of an honors thesis.

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HEBREW 198 Directed Group Study for Upper Division Students 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2002, Fall 2001
Instruction in areas not covered by regularly scheduled courses.

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HEBREW 199 Supervised Independent Study and Research 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2003, Spring 1999
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HEBREW 201A Advanced Biblical Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2013, Fall 2009
The exegesis of a biblical book in the light of its ancient Near Eastern background.

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HEBREW 202A Advanced Late Antique Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
Historical and literary study of Hebrew and Aramaic Judaic texts (e.g., Talmud and Midrash).

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HEBREW 202B Advanced Late Antique Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2012, Spring 2011
Historical and literary study of Hebrew and Aramaic Judaic texts (e.g., Talmud and Midrash).

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HEBREW 203A Advanced Medieval Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2008, Fall 2004, Fall 1998
Literary analysis of belletristic Hebrew texts, either prose or poetry, chiefly from the Iberian medieval period.

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HEBREW 203B Advanced Medieval Hebrew Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2011, Spring 2002
Literary analysis of belletristic Hebrew texts, either prose or poetry, chiefly from the Iberian medieval period.

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HEBREW 204A Advanced Modern Hebrew Literature and Culture 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
Critical approaches to the history and textual practices of modern Hebrew poetry and fiction. Alternating focus between period, genre, and author, seminar topics include stylistic developments in Hebrew poetry and fiction from the Enlightenment to the present, modernism, and modernity, the creation of the modern Hebrew novel, women writers and the Hebrew canon, and single-author seminars.

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HEBREW 204B Advanced Modern Hebrew Literature and Culture 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2012
Critical approaches to the history and textual practices of modern Hebrew poetry and fiction. Alternating focus between period, genre, and author, seminar topics include stylistic developments in Hebrew poetry and fiction from the Enlightenment to the present, modernism, and modernity, the creation of the modern Hebrew novel, women writers and the Hebrew canon, and single-author seminars.

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HEBREW 206 Ancient and Modern Hebrew Literary Texts 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
Focus on biblical texts seen from a literary point of view, attempting to establish connections with later Hebrew literature.

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HEBREW 298 Seminar 1 - 4 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2011
Special topics in Hebrew. Topics vary and are announced at the beginning of each semester.

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HEBREW 301A Teaching Hebrew in College 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2007
The methodology of teaching Hebrew as a foreign language at the college level. Lectures on contrastive analysis of English and Hebrew, classroom strategies, and the development of instructional materials. Required of all new Graduate Student Instructors in Hebrew.

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HEBREW 301B Teaching Hebrew in College 3 Units

Offered through: Near Eastern Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2013, Spring 2002, Spring 2001
The methodology of teaching Hebrew as a foreign language at the college level. Lectures on contrastive analysis of English and Hebrew, classroom strategies, and the development of instructional materials. Required of all new Graduate Student Instructors in Hebrew.

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