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Hebrew Café

students gather around two tables to speak Hebrew
Once a month on Thursday evenings, the Hebrew Café brings together Hebrew speakers and learners to converse in the language. The café was founded by Professor Orian Zakai, who directs the Hebrew program.


CNELC Making Headlines

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Class Speaker for Commencement 2022 Announced

International affairs major and Arabic minor Vishva Bhatt will deliver remarks to her fellow graduates at next month’s...

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Class Speakers for October Commencement Announced

SJ Matthews and Naseem Haamid, graduates from the Classes of 2020 and 2021, will deliver remarks tailored to their classes....

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On Trip to Oman, Students Mix Business and Culture

A study abroad program tied to Mohssen Esseesy’s Arabic business and language course allowed students to travel to Oman for a...


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