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Summer Hebrew Ulpan, 2010

Centre for Modern Hebrew Studies


Summer Hebrew Ulpan for University Students
Sunday 4th July - Friday 16th July, 2010

Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Programme


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Sunday 4th July

4pm Registration at the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Common
Room. Doors are locked on Sundays so students should wait by the
main entrance, where they will be met.
5pm Opening session: Orientation and coffee
Evening Free

Monday 5th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break (Common Room)
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm Short talk about the revival of the Hebrew language,
followed by the documentary film "Dreamers & Builders" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Tuesday 6th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.30-pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Israeli film - "Degania - the first kibbutz fights its last battle" (Room L1)
Afternon & Evening Free

Wednesday 7th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Lecture - a representative of the Public Affairs, Embassy of Israel will talk on
"Israel - update" (Room L1)
Afternon & Evening Free

Thursday 8th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 2.00pm Walking to Trinity College
2pm - 3pm Visit to Wren Library (at Trinity College)
Afternon & Evening Free

Friday 9th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment
2.30pm Lecture - Professor Stefan Reif (University of Cambridge) will talk on
"What Sources are there for Writing the History of the Jews in the Islamic World in the Middle Ages?" (Room L1)
8.30pm Shabbat meal at The Rohr Chabad House
(37A Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AH)

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th July

Weekend Free. 






Monday 12th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.30pm Lecture - Prof. Efraim Lev (Haifa University) will talk on
"A journey in the land of Israel - its history, archaeology and nature" (Room L1)
3pm Israeli film - "A Hebrew Lesson (Ha'ulpan)" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Tuesday 13th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.30pm Lunch break
1.30pm - 3pm Classes and language enrichment
3.30pm - 4.30pm Visit to the Taylor-Schechter Collection of Genizah fragments
(at the University Library)
Evening Free

Wednesday 14th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.30pm Lecture - Prof. Robert Gordon (Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of
Cambridge
) will talk on "The story of the Dead Sea Scrolls" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free














Thursday 15th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Classes and language enrichment
2.15pm Israeli film - "Waltz with Bashir" (Room L1)
Afternoon & Evening Free

Friday 16th July

9am - 10.30am Classes
10.30am - 11am Coffee break
11am - 12.30pm Classes
12.30pm - 1.15pm Lunch break
1.15pm - 2.15pm Language Enrichment: Hebrew through Children's Songs (Room L1)
2.30pm - 3.30pm Concluding session and coffee (Common Room)