Statement of Hebrew Proficiency (Required)
Applicants to any doctoral program in Hebrew and Judaic Studies are required to append to their Statement of Academic Purpose a one-page, double-spaced description of their proficiency in Hebrew and the sources from which it was acquired. Non-native speakers of Hebrew should indicate
- The institutions at which they studied Hebrew;
- The textbooks from which they studied;
- The extent to which their program of study incorporated Biblical, classical, and modern Hebrew; and
- The highest level achieved.
Native speakers should indicate the years completed in Israeli schools and universities.
Autobiographical Statement in Hebrew (Optional)
Applicants to any doctoral program in Hebrew and Judaic Studies may also, at their option, include an autobiographical statement in Hebrew, one page maximum. This statement should be hand-written personally by the applicant and should be saved as a pdf file and uploaded in the online application on one of the pages labeled "Additional Information." If it is not possible to save the autobiographical statement as a pdf, then please email it to the department at the address shown above. Be sure to include your name and date of birth.