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Hebrew

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

I am an Orthodox Rabbi who worked in Jewish education for 10 years. I have tutored in Biblical Hebrew, Tanach, and rabbinic texts for close to 20 years. My goal as a teacher is to give my students a strong foundation that will allow the student to develop both fluency and independence in their studies. Though I provide many of the materials, Biblical Hebrew lessons will be based on "The First Hebrew Primer." For more experienced students, I can assist in the study of the weekly Torah portion, or any other Biblical or rabbinic text desired. I look forward to working with you!

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About

Eliezer delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
2000

I am just your average country boy who became interested in Hebrew and Jewish studies and wound up becoming an Orthodox Rabbi. I was a yeshiva teacher in NY for over 10 years and have privately tutored in Hebrew and Jewish topics for the past 20 years. I have made it my mission to make it easier for people from all backgrounds and walks of life to gain a basic knowledge of Biblical and Jewish texts and the languages they are written in. Over the years, I have taught Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish, as well as a wide range of Jewish texts and topics.

I am married to my high school sweetheart and have 3 wonderful children. In addition to languages and Jewish studies, I have a keen interest in music, philosophy and Medieval History.

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Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Israeli Hebrew
Professional Proficiency
Yiddish
Professional Proficiency

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9 Reviews

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Elisha Jul 9, 2019
Hebrew · Online

An amazing instructor! Very patient and extremely knowledgeable! I’m learning a lot!!

Xander Jul 4, 2019
Hebrew · Online

Eliezer is a great teacher. I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to learn Biblical Hebrew or other ancient Semitic languages like me. I am enjoying his lessons and I am learning at a good pace.

Amanda Jun 3, 2019
Yiddish · Online

Eliezer is a wonderful teacher! He is so generous with his time and a lot of fun to work with. I am learning so much about both Yiddish language AND Jewish culture. I am excited to keep working with him.

Terrance Jan 21, 2019
Hebrew · Online

Rav Eliezer is a great teacher. Tanakh, mishna, gemara, etc.

Lina Jan 16, 2019
Hebrew · Online

Eliezer is an amazing teacher! He's very knowledgeable, and clearly conveys information to his students. He is very patient with his students and sincerely desires for his students to understand the material. He patiently proceeds at the student's pace. Eliezer creates and shares additional learning tools for his students. I highly recommend him to any student who sincerely desires to learn.

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Steve Jan 16, 2019
Hebrew · Online

Eliezer is an excellent teacher. He loves the subjects he teaches and goes the extra mile to help his students understand them from different perspectives. Also, he is very patient and understanding of those who are new to learning the subjects at hand.

I've spent a lot of time learning from a multitude of teachers (I have a Ph.D.), and I can say without reservation that Eliezer is the very best teacher I've ever had bar none! If you are considering learning with Eliezer, go for it! You will be very happy that you did!

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Reuven Jan 16, 2019
Hebrew · Online

Splendid chap who is immeasurably knowledgeable concerning things related to Hebrew and Judaism. A patient and gentle teacher who is a true guide to the perplexed, curious or otherwise knowledge-seeking student. He is my all-time favorite teacher for these reasons.

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Deanna Jan 16, 2019
Hebrew · Online

Eliezer is patient and thorough in his explanations. Every lesson builds on and reinforces prior content in a clear and easy to follow way. He offers a variety of topics that make learning Hebrew accessible and interesting. As a student, I find myself quickly making connections between the lessons and other exposures I have to the language, as in prayers, conversation, and text study. I am grateful that another friend referred him to me.

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Aliza Jan 16, 2019
Hebrew · Online

As a tutor Eliezer is very personable, down-to-earth, and good at making complex grammar easier to navigate. It helps me a lot to have a tutor who understands test anxiety and who has the patience to approach challenging exercises from different angles until it clicks!

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