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Ilan Vitemberg

Ilan Vitemberg holds a degree in Theatre Arts focusing on the use of drama in Informal Education. For the past 20 years he has been working with children, teens, and adults both as a formal and informal teacher, including teaching Hebrew for Lehrhaus for many years. He is a proud member of the Up A Tree Puppetry duo.
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October 2019

Israel & Eurovision — Fall 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 thru Tuesday, December 10, 2019
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Educator: Ilan Vitemberg
JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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$108 – $180

The Eurovision song contest -- the single most-watched live TV event in the world -- offers a unique lens through which to explore Israeli politics, history, and the national mood. The Israeli government almost fell three times because of controversy over Eurovision. Over seven sessions we'll explore "behind the scenes" of Eurovision and ultimately get a better understanding of the story of Israel.

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Advanced Hebrew — Fall 2019

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 thru Tuesday, December 17, 2019
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Topics: Hebrew, Languages
Educator: Ilan Vitemberg
JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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$126 – $210

This course is for students who have already learned the Hebrew alphabet and basic vocabulary. We will focus on the four major second language acquisition skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—by immersing students in everything from classical and Modern Hebrew texts to Israeli music. This class is a continuation from the Continuing class. Required text: Hebrew From Scratch. Please purchase the book at Afikomen Judaica before the first session. Afikomen is a community partner and plays a substantial role in contributing to the…

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