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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 one week summer institute at HUC-JIR in Los Angeles, followed by online courses on Sunday afternoons for one academic year. Your studies will include Hebrew Linguistics, Hebrew Language Pedagogy, Curriculum Design, Educational Technology, and more. 

Tuition: The total cost of the program is $2,000.  Many participants share this cost with their school or synagogue employer. 

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Applicants must have a B.A. from an accredited university or equivalent, and be bilingual. Certificate students must be teaching Hebrew during the academic year.

Your application process will include the submission of an application form, two letters of recommendation, two essays (one in Hebrew and one in English), and resume, followed by an interview.

To schedule a preliminary phone consultation and begin the process of applying, please contact admissions@huc.edu.