Certificate of Excellence in Teaching Hebrew

Earn a Certificate of Excellence in Teaching Hebrew from DeLeT at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion while continuing to work at your Jewish Day School!

If you currently serve as a Jewish Day School teacher or teaching assistant, have a passion for teaching the Hebrew language, and seek to improve your teaching skills, this program is for you! Participate in a monthlong summer institute at HUC-JIR in Los Angeles, followed by online courses on Sundays from 3:00-6:00 pm for one academic year. Your studies will include Hebrew Linguistics, Hebrew Language Pedagogy, Child Development, Teaching Jewish Texts and Holidays, Educational Technology, and more. 

Tuition: The total cost of the program is $17,000.  Your contribution is $2,000. Your school contributes $5,000 and HUC-JIR doubles this by contributing $10,000.  

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Applicants must have 2-6 years of teaching experience, a B.A. from an accredited university or equivalent, and be bilingual.

Your application process will begin with a preliminary phone interview; followed by submission of an application form, two letters of recommendation, two essays (one in Hebrew and one in English), and resume; and concluding with an interview.

To schedule your preliminary phone consultation, please contact jflores@huc.edu.

To learn more about the application process, click here.

Questions? Contact jflores@huc.edu