Learn to read and write the ancient biblical language. This is a great tool for those that are interested in biblical studies, ancient history or archeology. This work by Yeshiva Pirchei Shoshanim is in connection with Rabbi Shalom Gold of Jerusalem. You can find other works of Yeshiva Pirchei Shoshanim and Rabbi Shalom Gold at the Yeshiva Pirchei Shoshanim website. Let the ancient Hebrew language move you to a point where you can read from the Scriptures on your own.

Course Curriculum



An Overview

Basic Course to Learn Alef/Bais and Vowels (12:30)

Various Charts

Lesson 1: The Hebrew Alphabet

Lesson 2: Sheva Nach & Sheva Na

Lesson 3: Syllables

Lesson 4: Verbal Lesson Inside Text Reading Practice

Lesson 5: Nouns

Lesson 6: Nouns (Continued)

Lesson 7: Pronouns

Lesson 8: Static Words

Lesson 9: The Shoresh

Lesson 10: Unique Signs

Lesson 11: Regular Shoresh Binyan Test

Lesson 12: Replacing or Dropping Letters

Lesson 13: Replacing or Dropping Letters – continued

Lesson 14: Dropping Letter Binyan Quiz

Lesson 15: Chart 1: Complete Verbs (no dropping letters) in the Seven Binyanim

Lesson 16: Aramaic Grammar for Gemorah and Onkelos

Video 1 (59:54)

Appendix 1: 220 most common verb roots

Appendix 2: Rules of kamatz katan

Appendix 3: Reversing Vav

Appendix 4: Reading exercise (Eliyahu permutations)

Self Evaluation

Video 2 (56:57)

Video 3 (61:18)

Video 4 (62:44)