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Hebrew Language Programs

PreK-12 and Adults:

Melvin Berman Hebrew Academy

Rockville, MD

Melvin Berman Hebrew Academy is a PreK-12 school created by specialists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and administered by Hebrew College, offering 4 years of mandatory Hebrew study. The program uses interactive techniques in 5-hour per week classes following the NETA program, an innovative Hebrew language curriculum designed for children in grades 7-12. Four levels of Hebrew are taught in classes ranging from 15-20 students. Credit is given for language study, and courses cover both language and culture.

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