May 7, 2013 1:00:00 PM
End: May 17, 2013 7:30:00 PM
Location: various venues, UCL Bloomsbury Campus More...
The panel investigates shifts in the role of the Holocaust in European public debates in the recent past. Contrasting developments in Poland, Germany, and Great Britain, we will identify common threads as well as differences in perceiving, presenting, memorizing the mass murder of European Jewries.
The Yiddish Forverts has recently published a report from the Graduate Student Conference on ‘Jewish Spirituality in Eastern Europe – a Textual Perspective,’ held at the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL on 6-7 June, 2012. The article, authored by conference participant Adi Mahalel (Columbia University), is available online on the website of the Forverts: http://yiddish.forward.com/node/4589 More...
Over a period of three years, the Hebrew and Jewish Studies Department at UCL has been cooperating in a research project devoted to 'Cultural Continuitiy in the Diaspora: Paris and Berlin in 1917-1937', based at the Department of European Studies and Modern Languages, University of Bath, and in cooperation with the Centre for European and International Studies at the University of Portsmouth. The project had been funded by the Leverhulme Trust Academic Collaboration-International Network scheme. Among the initiators of the project had been the late John D. Klier. More...
The Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at UCL is pleased to announce plans for an International Graduate Student Conference, devoted to explorations of multiple aspects of Jewish spirituality in Eastern Europe, to be held on 5th and 6th of June 2012 in London. The conference organizers invite graduate students and recent PhD holders to submit their proposals. We welcome presentations addressing any aspect of the religious history and religious culture of Eastern European Jewry, with an emphasis on their textual products. We are particularly interested in proposals which open up new perspectives and pose new questions regarding conceptual frameworks and traditional definitions used to describe Eastern Europe in the field of Jewish Studies. Topics may include:
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HEBR1005 / HEBRG045 Introduction to Classical Hebrew
Dr Lily Kahn
In Terms 1 and 2
Tuesdays, 1100-1300 in Room 331, Foster Court
Thursdays, 1100-1300 in Room 215, Foster Court
This course is designed to familiarise complete beginners with Classical (Biblical) Hebrew language and literature in a lively and enjoyable manner. By the end of the year you will have acquired a solid grounding in Classical Hebrew grammar and vocabulary, become familiar with an extensive range of fascinating biblical narratives, and gained the ability to read the Hebrew Bible independently.
Recommended Biblical Hebrew textbooks
- Introducing Biblical Hebrew - Ross, Allen P., 2001
- Basics of Biblical Hebrew grammar - Pratico, Gary Davis, Van Pelt, Miles V., c2001
- Preview Biblical Hebrew: an introductory grammar - Kelley, Page H., c1992
- An introduction to classical Hebrew - Vance, Donald R., 2004
- Introduction to Biblical Hebrew - Lambdin, Thomas Oden, 1973
- A grammar for Biblical Hebrew - Seow, C. L., c1995
Recommended background materials
Basics of biblical Hebrew workbook - Pratico, Gary Davis, Van Pelt, Miles V., c2007
Vocabulary guides and lexicons
- The vocabulary guide to Biblical Hebrew - Van Pelt, Miles V., Pratico, Gary Davis, c2003
Suggested for student purchase
- A concise Hebrew and Aramic lexicon of the Old Testament based on the lexical work of Ludwig Koehler and Walter Baumgartner - Holladay, William Lee, Köhler, Ludwig, Köhler, Ludwig, Baumgartner, Walter, 1971
- Online ResourceAnswer Keys to Ross, Introducing Biblical Hebrew (IBH) | Biblical Languages
- Annotated key to Lambdin's introduction to Biblical Hebrew - Williamson, H. G. M., Lambdin, Thomas Oden, c1998
- English grammar to ace biblical Hebrew - Van Pelt, Miles V., c2010 Suggested for student purchase
- Grammatical concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew: learning Biblical Hebrew grammatical concepts through English grammar - Long, Gary A., c2002
Suggested for student purchase
- Biblical Hebrew (Zondervan Get an A! Study Guides) - Gary D. Pratico, Miles V. Van Pelt, July 1, 2005 (Paperback)
Suggested for student purchase | Not held at UCL Library : Laminated sheet
Old Testament Hebrew Vocabulary Cards (ZONDERVAN VOCABULARY BUILDER SERIES) - Miles V. Van Pelt, November 1, 2004 (Cards)
Not held at UCL Library.