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IAP 2016 Activities by Sponsor - Hillel

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Hummus 101: Make your own hummus!

George Kirby

Jan/14 Thu 07:00PM-09:00PM W11-MDR

Enrollment: Limited: First come, first served (no advance sign-up)

Workshop participants will learn the secrets of making hummus from George Kirby '79, who is well-known in greater Boston for his delicious homemade dips. This is a hands-on workshop with take-away results. Bonus - Spice it up by preparing an exotic Yemenite hot sauce (Zhug).

Sponsor(s): Hillel
Contact: Ethan Sokol, 631-398-3220, ESOKOL@MIT.EDU

Introductory Hebrew

Joshua Fishman, Tamar Grey

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
Attendance: Participants must attend 80% of classes.

This class is designed to teach basic Hebrew skills, and is appropriate for those with little or no knowledge of the language. After finishing this course, students will be able to:

A textbook is required by the end of the first week of class. Hebrew from Scratch Part 1 can be purchased new at the Israel Book Shop in Brookline for approximately $40. For those who wish to order online, the ISBN is 965-350-112-7.

Walk-ins allowed during first couple of days.

Sponsor(s): Students for Israel, Hillel
Contact: Joshua Fishman,

Introductory Hebrew

Jan/11 Mon 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/12 Tue 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/13 Wed 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/14 Thu 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/18 Mon 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/19 Tue 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/20 Wed 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/21 Thu 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/25 Mon 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/26 Tue 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/27 Wed 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180
Jan/28 Thu 06:00PM-07:00PM W11-180

The course will cover the aleph bet, reading and writing with vowels, a vocabulary including around 100 words, and some basic conversation practice.   

Joshua Fishman, Tamar Grey

Israeli Folk Dancing

David Goldfinger, Valarie Rosen

Jan/06 Wed 07:30PM-08:30PM Lobdell (W20 2nd fl)
Jan/13 Wed 07:30PM-08:30PM Lobdell (W20 2nd fl)
Jan/20 Wed 07:30PM-08:30PM Lobdell (W20 2nd fl)
Jan/27 Wed 07:30PM-08:30PM Lobdell (W20 2nd fl)

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
Attendance: Participants welcome at individual sessions

Dance to music ranging from last week's Israeli pop hit to folk songs from the days of the pioneers. Come learn the newest, hottest dances in Israeli folk dancing.

Lots of teaching! Lots of fun! Beginners are most welcome! No partner needed and absolutely no experience necessary. Come by yourself or bring friends.

Beginner teaching until 8:30 pm, followed by mixed-level dancing until 11 pm. These dances continue as a regular series on Wednesday nights, so you can keep coming once you get hooked!

Sponsor(s): Folk Dance Club, Hillel
Contact: MIT Folk Dance Club,