Hebrew is taught at Paideia during the entire academic year. The course syllabus is closely modelled after the Hebrew studies given at Stockholm University.
Students are divided into three levels, each level with 4 hours per week.
The Hebrew Ulpan includes: 1) Grammatical exercises. 2) Conversation and vocabulary. 3) Dictations. 4) Essays. 5) Reading texts and translations into Hebrew and into English
Hebrew is taught by Frida Schatz, who is also Dean of Students at Paideia:
Frida was born in Poland and arrived to Israel in 1962. Her academic studies (BA, MA) were at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at “Sorbonne”, Paris. She has also taught Hebrew at the University of Stockholm and works as a translator and assessor of translations between Swedish and Hebrew. She has held positions as lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, at Universities in Paris, Frankfurt, Copenhagen and at the University of Lund, where she was the driving force in establishing cooperation with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Frida has also worked with the Joint Distribution Committee for Russian Jews in Italy and as lecturer in French.