For those who have completed a year in biblical Hebrew and are looking for a challenge, we are currently working with the B-Hebrew online community to work through the English-to-Hebrew translation exercises from chapter 30 to the end of the Weingreen’s Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew. You will find our discussions under the Hebrew Composition subforum on B-Hebrew.

If you would like to join the discussion and face this challenge with us, you will need to fill out this forum, and we’ll get you an account set up and get you access to the forum.

As mentioned in our opening blog post, we are currently running a biblical Hebrew course with the textbook Learning Biblical Hebrew by Karl Kutz and Rebekah Josberger (here are the grammar and workbook on Amazon). The students will be taking their final exam on Thursday, which will bring this course to its conclusion.

Over the next couple of weeks, I plan to read with students from HE101 as a review before beginning the second section of the course—HE102, which will consist of chapters 18 to 33 of the textbook and cover all of the grammar that remains for biblical Hebrew.

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Jonathan and I sat down this morning to begin to lay out a new site for the Hebrew Café. It’s been a while since the last major site update, and with the COVID-19 pandemic having put me out of work and having some extra time on my hands, I figured it was as good a time as any to build a new site and to have Jonathan work with me so that it isn’t a solo project.

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