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About Itai G.

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Jamaica Plain, MA

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I am a fluent native speaker, and can teach Biblical and modern Hebrew. I combine reading and conversation in order to put Hebrew into context. Lessons will focus on students' needs, whether it be bnei mitzvah tutoring, learning the language, learning prayers, etc.

About Itai
I graduated from SUNY Purchase with a BA in Studio Composition in 2007, and from Hebrew College with a Masters' Degree in Jewish Education in June, 2016. I have been working in after-school, Hebrew school, camp, and other supplementary educational settings for the past ten years. Most of my students are learning piano, and I also have a few Hebrew students. My Hebrew students are either studying for their bnei mitzvah, maintaining their conversational Hebrew, or learning for the purpose of competence of services or Torah study. My piano students have ranged from age 4 to young children learning Classical pieces to teens learning to play the songs they like to adults working on their songwriting and improvisation. My strengths are improvisation, music theory and ear training, accompaniment of popular songs - rock, theater, pop, folk, etc.


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The review posted on my profile was from when I used my English name, Ricky.
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lorraine March 21, 2017
· Piano · In home
My first lesson was everything I hoped for from start to finish. I haven't played piano for many years & wanted to begin by using a keyboard as a learning tool--to recapture dexterity and reading ability. I emerged with a better grasp of basics & even a little music theory--exactly as I had requested. Itai is a wonderfully patient teacher & I am looking forward to next week.
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Vesna S. January 7, 2013
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Ricky is an amazingly creative and inspiring teacher.

Ricky has been teaching my daughter for last 5 years. My daughter is now 15 years old. She already played piano for a couple of years before Ricky started working with her and at that time was getting disinterested. We were looking for someone who would bring that interest and spark back into her playing piano. I was looking for a special teacher who can teach basics of improvisation and accompaniment to a young child. After talking with several potential teachers, we decided to work with Ricky.

Ricky has proven to be an amazing teacher for my daughter. He is patient, creative and able to adjust to the child’s needs. I was amazed when couple of months after my daughter started working with him; she was already improvising and playing really cool pieces of music. That kind of teaching has inspired my daughter to continue playing piano for the last 5 years. She has accompanied two of her friends singing at her school talent shows and graduation ceremony with encouragement and inspiration Ricky has provided her all along.

Ricky frequently encourages my daughter to pick her own songs she would like to work on. Ricky has a strong knowledge of music theory and has incorporated that in his lessons. I love that my daughter is learning music theory, improvisation, accompaniment and reading music all with the same teacher. It is not easy to find a teacher who is so creative to include all of these in his teaching method. I would highly recommend Ricky as a piano teacher for any age.
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About Gidon B.

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I teach Modern, Prayer, and Biblical Hebrew, and adjust my methods to every student. My strengths are adding additional structure to the language (so everything makes more sense to you!), accent reduction, and vocabulary acquisition. I have prepared students for high school entry exams, travel, reading in synagogue, bar/bat mitzvahs, and lifelong learning. When teaching a 5 year student, I developed a new method for acquiring Hebrew language skills at a very young age. I also posses extensive knowledge on Judaism and Israel.

About Gidon
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I was born in the Netherlands and moved to Israel at a young age. In the absorption center I picked up English. Ever since I kept perfecting my Hebrew, English, and Dutch, have written extensively and edited periodicals in the three languages I speak.

As a lifelong learner, I hold graduate degrees in Geography and Environmental Development and in Public Policy Studies. I am also certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt and a Bilingual Education Teacher.

During the 1990s and 2000s I taught IT, statistics, and social sciences and engaged in research at universities and colleges in the domains of transportation, game theory, and political geography, including at the University of Chicago. In between, I worked seven years in educational management at the City of Tel Aviv-Yafo.

From 2007 to 2013 I ta
ught Hebrew, Judaism, and Israel Studies in informal education programs and subbed in K-12. In the early 1990s, 2000s, and the second half of 2013 I worked in IT.

In the 2010s I have been marketing international educational programs, tutored mostly Hebrew and Dutch, taught mostly Microsoft Office, and proctored for an Israeli university. In August 2016 I dropped most of these for an IT and languages research position in Austin, TX. I still market educational programs and take on an occasional student.

Since the millennium year I'm married to Tamar, who teaches Hebrew, music, math, and computer programming. We raise a son and daughter.
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About Gali N.

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As an Israeli born and raised and a native speaker of Hebrew, I teach both modern day-to-day Israeli Hebrew as well as Biblical Hebrew. Whether you are a complete beginner or you are quite proficient and would like to improve, my lessons will be tailored to your level, your needs and your interests.

About Gali
I'm Israeli born and raised and a native Hebrew speaker. As a trilingual, speaking Hebrew, French and English, I enjoy sharing my love for languages and help people learn and improve their language skills. My students range from absolute beginners to advanced; from students learning modern Israeli Hebrew to students learning Biblical Hebrew. I also work with students wanting to improve their fluency and accent in English.

I'm a former lieutenant in an infantry brigade of the Israeli Army. I have a BA in psychology from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and an MS in Management from Boston University.

Languages are my passion and I would be happy to help you turn your language learning from a struggle into a fun and enjoyable experience.
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Nathan F. August 4, 2017
· Hebrew · Online
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motherless July 10, 2017
· Hebrew · In home
Hi it was nice reading your blog on here am interesting in this lesson please get back to me direct so we can talk better ok tinabruce4reaal@gmail.com.

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Tammie T. June 20, 2017
· Hebrew · Online
Gali is the best instructor and is absolutely amazing!!!!! She is so great at explaining things and patient!!!! She is just a tremendous person and teacher and I sure wish that I could afford to have her much much more often!!!! :) :)
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About orit K.

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Overland Park, KS
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Hi / Shalom / שלום,

I was born and raised in Israel, I moved to the US in 2001 and few years later I started to teach Hebrew. Something that started as a hobby and a part time job became my passion and a full time job for me. I feel very lucky and thankful to fill my days with the thing I like to do the most – help people learn Hebrew.

I have 10 years of experience in academic settings (university and college), face-to-face tutoring and teaching online..

To learn more about me, please visit my website and my school Facebook page – in both places you can also read what my students think about our lessons.

About orit
Hi / Shalom / שלום

I have experience with teaching beginners, intermediate and very advanced Hebrew students. I was and am teaching mainly adults of any age from 16- to 90-year-olds.

During my lessons, I use different methods to teach new material, to practice it and to engage the student in conversations in Hebrew. Following each lesson a summary of the lesson is emailed to the students. The summary includes review, my recordings in Hebrew, links and more practice options.

One of the focuses of my Hebrew teaching career between 2014-2016 was developing a program for teaching to read in Hebrew. The result of these 2 years’ work is a series of 8 booklets “Learn to Read Hebrew in 1 to 8 Weeks!” –which will be available in Amazon on January 2017.

My brand name, “Ivrit By Orit”, includes Ivrit, which means Hebrew in Hebrew, and
my first name Orit, which means 'light' in Hebrew.
After you sign-up for my lessons, I will forward you my website and FaceBook links where you can learn more about me, the Hebrew language, and Israeli and Jewish culture..
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Ed C. July 27, 2017
· Hebrew · Online
Have been taking lessons w/Orit now for 7 months - she is AWESOME!
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Jenny July 12, 2017
· Hebrew · Online
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Adele January 22, 2017
· Hebrew · Online
My daughter Adele enjoyed the lesson. Looking forward to being able to speak Hebrew with her.
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About Anna C.

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I am a patient, creative and experienced tutor, and I take the time to tailor lessons to each student's level and interests. I try to make every lesson fun and engaging, keeping in mind the student's goals and progress.

About Anna
Hi, my name is Anna, and I am a cantorial student at the Jewish Theological Seminary. I have taught both children and adults Hebrew as well as Bar and Bat Mitzvah preparation for the last ten years. I have a background in art education, and try to make lessons engaging using images, videos, music, and games, along with reading, writing, and conversation practice. I lived and worked in Israel for two years, and like to incorporate Israeli culture into my lessons. I love the Hebrew language, and love teaching it to others!
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About Maya E.

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Glendale, CA

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Hi, there! My name is Maya and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students in the process of learning reading, writing and speaking Hebrew, as well as expanding their knowledge about Jewish traditions (should they choose to do so). Nothing makes me happier than when my students are so comfortable speaking Hebrew that they don’t even need me anymore! I grew up in Israel speaking Hebrew as my native language. I'm young, enthused and positive. My teaching style is fun; focused and encouraging. I look forward to helping you reach your goals

About Maya
My name is Maya and I can't wait to meet you! I’m both an acting coach and a language teacher. I've been teaching private lessons since 2012.
I love teaching and put an emphasis on classes being enjoyable. It is such a joy for me to see my student developing and advancing.
If you have any questions or would like an additional information please don't hesitate to contact me.

Looking forward to hearing from you!
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Helene June 10, 2017
· Hebrew · In studio
What an incredible educator! Maya's teaching style made me feel comfortable taking risks in learning to speak Hebrew. She is warm, encouraging and supportive in addition to being competent and confident in her knowledge of Hebrew and the second language learner's needs.
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Lauren June 9, 2017
· Hebrew · In studio
Maya is patient and kind and extremely knowledgeable about Hebrew. She is also has a keen ear about how sounds and articulation are made, so she is able to customize her teaching to best help each individual student.
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David June 9, 2017
· Hebrew · In studio
Maya is a wonderful teacher!
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About Dorit M.

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Santa Monica, CA

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• 15 years track record in creative, fun and exciting teaching ages 2 to 15 years old students. Every session bring your child to read, lead' chant and sing better in the Hebrew language. Also prep for Bat/Bar Mitzvah as well as modern Hebrew conversation.

About Dorit
15 years of fun and creative Hebrew tutoring and Bat/Bar Mitzvah preparation! Teaching Hebrew ages 2 to 15 years old students. This may include co-creating Hebrew immersion educational environment and enhance the Hebrew language into daily life of students and their families. Developing child-specific Jewish holistic curriculum, Hebrew immersion and modern Hebrew conversation.
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Dorit M.

Dorit M.

Santa Monica, CA 90403
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$84 / 45-min

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