UF offers a number of new courses on Hebrew, Israeli, and Yiddish language and culture. These include language and content courses, advanced seminars, and a reading honors course. This complete program takes students from the Hebrew alphabet into contemporary Israeli and Jewish culture.

About this Program

Department Information

Home to 15 different language programs, the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) offers training in languages and cultures from all corners of the globe. From Swahili to Italian, Russian to Vietnamese, LLC gives students the opportunity to become cross-cultural experts in an increasingly internationalized world.


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Related Programs

Students pursuing a major in Jewish studies are not eligible for this minor.

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

Required Courses

HBR 3410Advanced Modern Hebrew 13
HBR 3411Advanced Modern Hebrew 23
Approved Hebrew electives6
Additional approved elective3
Total Credits15

Approved Electives

Select three, two of which must have HBR, HBT, or HMW prefix

Hebrew Courses
Select at least two:
HBR 3440Translation in Israeli Media3
HBR 4930Special Topics3
HBT 3100Introduction to Israeli Culture3
HBT 3233Israeli History and the Contemporary Novel3
HMW 4200Readings in Modern Hebrew Literature 13
HMW 4201Readings in Modern Hebrew Literature 23
Additional Elective Courses
Select no more than one:
AMH 3531The American Jewish Experience 1880-20003
ARA 4930Special Topics3
CPO 4727Judaism and Politics3
EUH 3670Jewish History from 711 to 14923
EUH 3671Jewish History from 1492-17503
EUH 3672Modern European Jewish History3
ITT 3700The Demolition of Man: Italian Perspectives on the Jewish Holocaust3
JST 3930Special Topics in Jewish Studies3
POS/INR/CPO course (with reference to the Middle East conflict)3
REL 2210Hebrew Scriptures3
REL 3321Early Judaism and Christianity3
REL 3938Special Topics in Religion3
REL 4209Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Jewish Literature3