LITURGICAL HEBREW : Learn or improve Hebrew reading by slowly concentrating on the prayers and blessings in our worship services. TORAH STUDY : Those who don't know Hebrew and those with Hebrew experience can learn from studying the Hebrew Scriptures. Lessons are in English, with occasional insights from the Hebrew. Saturdays 9:45-11:00 AM Ongoing (join us anytime) Location: CLASSES MEET ON ZOOM. INSTRUCTOR: Rabbi Dr. Jana De Benedetti has been teaching Hebrew and Jewish Studies for more than 45 years at synagogues, other public institutions, and as a private tutor. She has taught Hebrew at the State University of New York at Albany (SUNYA) , Spertus College of Judaica in Chicago, Illinois, LSUS and Centenary College in Shreveport. While in Shreveport she was Educational Director at Agudath Achim Synagogue. and was the Hebrew instructor at the Christian Center Montessori School. She is the Rabbi and teaches Jewish music, Hebrew, and Torah studies at B’nai Zion Congregation , She has published scholarly texts and articles, and helped to produce record albums and songbooks of Jewish music. She has earned a B.A. in Judaic Studies, an M.A. in Philosophy, and a Doctor of Arts in Humanistic Studies with specialization in Linguistics from SUNYA. She was ordained a Rabbi at Rabbinic Seminary International . Rabbi Jana makes learning Hebrew and Judaism enjoyable and joyful. Shreveport Jewish Community: Courses are open to all interested students regardless of religious affiliation. Israel Information : Israel Shopping: [Click on underlined text or boxes for more information] Look at each web page for "goodies." BEGINNING : Students learn Hebrew basics, fluency in reading, and prayers. Sundays and Wednesdays during School Year B'NAI MITZVAH : Students learn Hebrew blessings, worship service, and language skills. Sundays and Wednesdays during School Year UNDERSTANDING JUDAISM : Discuss a wide variety of topics about being Jewish including beliefs, practices, laws and customs. This class is for anyone who wants to know more about Judaism: if you have wondered what Judaism is about, or thought about becoming Jewish, or if you have always been Jewish. January-February 2022 BIBLICAL HEBREW : Study Bible in the original Hebrew. Learn Hebrew vocabulary, grammar, and reading skills to understand the Biblical texts. This page was last updated: January 12, 2022 HebrewDoc © Rabbi Dr. Jana L. De Benedetti Rabbi Jana's Hebrew Doc Home Page High Holy Days 5782 / 2021 HEBREW FROM DAY ONE Learn to read the Hebrew Aleph-Bet! A complete course online with textbook, flashcards, audio, video, and more.
NEW> JEWISH WAY WITH WORDS: Learn about Jewish languages and dialects. Learn the history of and phrases and vocabulary in Jewish languages and dialects including: Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, Jewish-Italian, Jewish-French, and more. Materials are provided. January-February 2022 Wednesdays 6pm-7pm beginning January 13