Introductory Hebrew

Dates: Thursdays, October 4-December 6 (meets weekly for 10 sessions)

Time: 7:00-8:00 pm

Location: Sha’ar Zahav, 290 Dolores Street SF 94103

Open to members and non-members


Would you like to be able to decode Hebrew, so that you can follow along in the prayer book? Have you always wondered how the Hebrew language works? It is never too late to start learning Hebrew! This class is intended for first time Hebrew students, and will begin by learning the letters and the sounds that they make. You’ll be reading Hebrew words in no time! This course will be led by Michael Lederman. If you have any questions, please contact Adult Education chair, Mark Pressler at

If you are looking for a more advanced class in translating Biblical/liturgical Hebrew, contact Mark Pressler so we can gauge interest.

All services, classes,and events at Sha’ar Zahav are Accessible and Fragrance-Free. In order to support those of our members who have chemical sensitivities, please refrain from wearing cologne, aftershave, perfume, scented hair or skin products, or washing your clothing with scented laundry detergent. For more information on this subject, including why it’s important and how to be Fragrance-Free, please see the following:

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