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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

Class Notes 2019


  • William Berkery, BA ’18, is sticking around GW auditing both Greek and Latin classes while he applies to...

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Arabic Student Lands an Internship at the White House

From Gage Cohen, BA '19, student in Arabic:

During the fall of 2017, I had the privilege of interning full-time in the...

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Classics Student Lands Supreme Internship

From Matthew Beers, BA '18, Minor in Classical Studies:

This summer I have spent the last eight weeks interning at the...


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