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of American Jews, most people know Hebrew alphabet and how to read their Siddur.
Many even understand more or less what they are reading. After all, you are
day after day, month after month, year after year... well,
that depends on how often you go to your shul, of course.
the other hand, fewer read newspapers on Internet in Hebrew, or capable to
conduct a fluent conversation with an Israeli. Although willing to learn Hebrew,
few adults have time for this; free lunches are rare these days, and good books
and classes usually cost money and even worse, classes take your precious time
(which you can spend much more productively playing golf with your friend Jerry,
going to drinks, or just kvetching.)
This web site comes to fill the gap. At least, it will try
to. Learning materials are free, but please respect the intellectual property of
ulpan.net. You can help us
by spreading the word about this web site.
Although Hebrew grammar is a topic we can write volumes
about, we'll try to make the lessons as practical as possible, rather than
scientific-only-linguistics-professor-can-understand thing. Still, we'll try to
cover more than a typical "