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Learn one of the world’s oldest living languages through GW’s Hebrew program. Part of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Classical and Semitic Languages and Literatures, the program offers language courses taught by native speakers as well as classes in Hebrew fiction and Israeli culture. The program emphasizes speaking, reading, writing and listening.

Related Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Arabic, Greek, Latin, classics and archaeology.

What can I expect to learn in the Hebrew program at GW?

Students learn a variety of subjects within the field, focusing on Hebrew language and literature.

What is the Hebrew learning community like at GW?

The Hebrew community at GW is an active and vibrant partnership of students and faculty.

What can I do in the Hebrew field?

Occupations include interpreter, tour guide, college professor or lecturer and secondary school teacher.

Media and Culture

A course on Israeli media examines the nation’s current politics and culture through newspapers, radio, television and film.

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