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URJ Books And Music :: Hebrew :: Aleph Isn't Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults, Book 1

Aleph Isn't Tough:  An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults, Book 1
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ISBN: 978-0-8074-0726-7


Languages: English, Hebrew
Aleph Isn't Tough: An Introduction to Hebrew for Adults, Book 1

Linda Motzkin, Edited by Hara E. Person

SKU 405320
Weight 0.80 lbs
Price: $18.95


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This is the first step in a program of Hebrew learning for adults with no knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet.  It is designed for English-speaking adults who primarily encounter the Hebrew language through Jewish religious life--the prayers and Torah readings in the synagogue, the blessings and rituals of Jewish home observances, and words or phrases arising out of a Jewish cultural context.  Adult students who utilize this text will be able to participate more fully in the Hebrew-language aspects of contemporary Jewish life.

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