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Todd Shotz

Todd Shotz is the founder of Hebrew Helpers, the Los Angeles-based Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutoring service, which works in conjunction with many local synagogues as well as coordinates private services for students who are not affiliated with congregations. Todd has taught Adult Hebrew Reading courses at IKAR, Leo Baeck Temple, Kol Ami and Beth Chayim Chadashim. Before moving to Los Angeles, he created the Bar/Bat Mitzvah program at The New Shul in Greenwich Village. When he is not teaching kids for their Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Todd is a film and television producer.

Hebrew Reading Boot Camp #1: From the Vowels On Up

Global History and Culture, Ritual and Prayer

Tired of getting lost during prayer services? Learn to read Hebrew in three fast and easy sessions, perfect for beginners or if you need a refresher. In this first session, we'll start with the alphabet and vowels, and will be reading basic words by its conclusion. No writing will be necessary during this session.

Hebrew Reading Boot Camp #2

Global History and Culture, Text and Thought

Have you always meant to learn how to read Hebrew? This is your chance! Learn to read Hebrew in three fast and easy sessions - perfect for beginners or for those needing a refresher. In this second session, we will finish covering the alphabet and vowels and begin to read Hebrew.

Hebrew Reading Boot Camp #3

Global History and Culture, Text and Thought

Haven't read Hebrew since your Bar/Bat Mitzvah? Join us for this last session of three when we will build on the alphabet skills from the first two sessions by looking at pronunciation exceptions. While beginners should try to attend all three sessions, this last session will be perfect for refreshers as we look at ten major exceptions in putting words together.

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