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Hebrew Language Society

839 Burton Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035
Phone: 847-665-9051
Email: info@hebrewlanguagesociety.org
Web: http://www.hebrewlanguagesociety.org
Contact: Tamar Berman

Hebrew Language Society works to increase knowledge, awareness and use of the Hebrew language in social and cultural contexts. We offer virtual and in-person classes in Hebrew and Israeli music, Hebrew conversation groups, and cultural events. We strive to introduce our participants to the best of Israeli culture, overcoming language barriers and sharing what we love and value in the language, culture and people of Israel. 

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