Gerard Behar Center Public University (Beit Ha’am), 11 Bezalel St.
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Sun - Thurs 8:00-12:30. New classes begin frequently, and include a full range of levels. Principal: Yehudit Finelt. 25 hours a week. Open to both Jerusalem and non-Jerusalem residents. Located close to the Central Bus Station.
Ulpanit Haoleh Rechov Sokolov 15 (Previously called Beit Mitchell)
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Non-intensive ulpan, meeting 2 or 3 times a week (mornings or afternoons). Intensive morning classes are also available. Conversational classes are offered in addition to the regular Ulpan. Ten different levels (beginners to advanced). Intensive July ulpan is available. Contact: Haddassah Yaron. The higher-level classes focus on literature, radio and T.V. Additional classes open continually based on the number of people who register.
Ulpan Etzion 6 Gad St., Baka
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Living accomodations cost is $1200 for 5 months (open to individuals ages 21 to 32 only). You must have an academic degree in order to join. This Ulpan is open to Olim; no tourists allowed. Acceptance to the ulpan must be pre-arranged through the Shaliach. Classes are Sun – Thurs 8:15-12:45. For Winter/Spring 2006, classes run January 15 – June 15. Contact: Ofra Kotz. Director: Anat Uzzan. Write to:
Fanny Kaplan Ulpan 21 Morris Fisher, (Tzomet Pat) St.
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Sun – Wednesday, 8:30 – 12:45, for 6 months. Beginning levels only (Aleph, Bet & Gimmel). Half the students are English speaking, the other half French and most are religious. Contact: Cecile Gootel.
Hebrew University Mt. Scopus, Binyan Goldsmith, School for Overseas Students
In Israel:02-5882621 In the U.S.: 1-800-404-8622 212-472-2288
For Hebrew University students or external students of academic record only. Sun – Thurs, 8:30 – 13:00. Intensive courses offered on six levels, from beginners to advanced, consisting of 200 academic hours. Principal: Carmia Shuvall. Contact: Sarah Tamir. For information see: http://overseas.huji.ac.il. For pre-course information online, see Also see www.overseas.huji.ac.il/hebrew.php.
Ulpan Or 24 Keren Hayessod St. (Entrance from 1 Mendele Mocher Sfarim St.)
Private ulpan, not recognized by Misrad Haklita. Cost ranges between $189 and $450. Individual or small-group courses upgrade your Hebrew by one level in just 10 meetings using the "Personal Immersion Language Learning Method". Programs include "Distance Learning" courses utilizing the Internet and other tools; back-to-school courses for kids; academic courses and hi-tech courses. Contact: See www.ulpanor.com or write to
. Educational materials can be purchased at the online store without registering for a course. Director: Orly Ganor.
Beit Canada Raziel St. 27, E. Talpiot
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Sun – Thurs, mornings 8:30 – 13:00 and evenings from 5:30 – 8:30pm for 5 months. Beginner levels only. Contact: Ruth Stef. Classes open based on registration.
Private ulpan, not recognized by Misrad Haklita. Special method for English speakers. Classes are in English. Morning classes are held Mon & Wed 8:30-10:00 a.m. and afternoon classes are Mon & Wed 4:30-6:00 p.m. Principal: Rachel Cohen. Additional classes open based on registration. Night Ulpan: 4:30-6:00 pm.
Fuchsberg Jerusalem Center for Conservative Judaism Agron 8, Rechavia
Not recognized by Misrad Haklita. "Hebrew for Hebrew speakers". The opportunity to improve reading comprehension and oral skills. Private Hebrew-study discussion groups for level gimmel and up. Donation of NIS 5.00 per meeting. For English speakers only. Wednesday from 3:30-5:00pm. Contact: Rabbi Romm. See www.uscj.org.il.
The Jerusalem Institute for Education - Milah 4 Mevo HaMatmid St. (Center of Jerusalem)
A privately run Ulpan (not recognized by Misrad Haklita), with reduced fees for new Olim (up to 4 years). Partial scholarships also available. Intensive morning classes four times a week (9am-12pm), levels Aleph - Daled. Less intensive evening classes twice a week (levels Aleph - Vav). Special courses connected to Israeli culture/literature also offered. Courses run throughout the year, each semester 12-14 weeks long. Includes extra curricular activities. Also offers a free service to new Olim who need help with translation of documents, CVs, navigating Israeli bureaucracy etc. For further information contact the office at 02 623 3164 or
or see our website at www.milah.org.
Ulpan Morasha (Touro College) Community Cente22 Rehov Shivtei Yisrael Jerusalem
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Intense morning program, 8:30 am -13:00 pm, 5 days a week. For English, Russian, and French speakers. Less intense program also available. Call the Director, Arieh Swerdlow, to register.
Ulpan for Olim Teenagers 14 Gideon St., Baka, Jerusalem
02-6731293052 287 4209
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. For ages 10 – 18. Eases students into the Israeli school system. Each course is 3 - 4 months long. Classes open continuously throughout the year. Director: Yael Shalom. Courses include trips to museums, hikes, etc. Six levels are offered. Emphasis on reading history texts.
Beit Ulpana Rechov Zerach Barnett 6
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Open to women only. Sun – Thurs, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. New classes open based on registration. Contact: Doley Landman. 5 month sessions.
Gilo Community Center Vardinon St. 14, Gilo
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Beginners classes (Aleph & Bet) in the mornings, advanced classes (Bet, Gimmel & Daled) offered in the evenings. Contact: Sara Maizel.
Baka Community Center 3 Issachar St., Baka
02-673423702-6761396 (Home Number)
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Classes open mornings 8:30 -13:00, evenings 16:00-18:00. Intensive & non-intensive classes on all levels. New classes open based on registration. Contact: Sarah Maizel.
Tikvatenu5 rechov HaMem Gimel Romema
contact: Yedida Shkolnikovulpan meets in the afternoons only
Mercaz Hachvana 5 Rechov haMem Gimel Romema
Etgar and physicianscontact: Chaya Avraham
Neve Ya’acov Community Center 38A Sd. Neveh Ya'akov
02 583 3652
Open to olim over 50. Ulpan Director: Yedidya Shkolnik. Contact Yedidya Mon & Tues. between 9:00 and 13:00 or Thurs between 17:00 and 20:00. To register, you must bring your Teudat Oleh.
Neve Ya'acov Matnas Morasha
02-5834473054 433 1257
Contact: Valla Mordavansky. Classes open based on registration. Beginners classes available, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30pm – 12:30pm. Ulpan runs for 10 months.
Pisgat Ze’ev Community Center, Hashisha Asar 2
Not recognized by the Ministry of Absorption. Ulpan for children in 1st through 11th grades. Klita Coordinator: For registration, Varda Eitan is available Tues. 19:00 - 22:00 only. Ulpan Director: Yedidya Shkolnik. To register, you must bring your Teudat Oleh.
BET SHEMESH & RAMAT BET SHEMESH
Ulpan Beit Shemesh POB 262, Beit Shemesh 99000
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Classes for Bet Shemesh and Ramat Bet Shemesh residents based on registration. Sun – Thurs, 8:15 – 12:45 or 17:00 – 20:00. Director: Chava Shachar. Classes open based on registration.
Avi Perez’s Conversational Hebrew Lessons
02 9990716 Ask for Avi
Private ulpan, not recognized by Misrad Haklita. Cost: individuals 60 NIS per lesson; groups (up to 5 people) 50 NIS per lesson. Classes run for 1 hour. Offers a constructive and caring environment to develop and nurture conversational Hebrew skills. Official Location: Nahal Maor, Ramat Bet Shemesh Aleph. Prepared to go to Bet Shemesh, Raanana and Modiin. Email
Ma’ale Adumim Center for Adult Education
02-541-8848Department of Education
Open to senior citizens only. Contact: Zehava Shavit. Classes meet three times a week.
Ma'ale Adumim sends students to ulpanim in Jerusalem. Contact: Luba, who can be reached on Monday and Wednesday afternoons.
GUSH ETZION AND EFRAT
Gush Etzion Matnas Alon Shvut
057-7-71871402 993 9969
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Sun – Thurs, 8:00 – 13:00. Contact: Shani Simkovitch or Yair Wolfe, Asst. Head of Moatzah, 993 9933. Classes open based on registration. Semester starts beginning of September.
Kiryat Arba and Alon Shvut - Kiryat Arba Community Center, Alon Shvut
02 996 1666
Contact: Sarah Yitzchak
Modiin Municipality, Klitah Department Trailer Site
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Ulpan Aleph, Bet and Gimmel. Before registering, you must meet with Misrad Haklita, on Wednesdays 9 am – 6 pm, to be referred to a class. To make an appointment for this meeting call Liora at 08-978-9066 between 8:30am – 12:30pm. Evening classes are 3 or 4 times a week 16:30 – 20:00, for Ulpan Bet and Gimmel. Contact: Rosita Berlin, Director; Rita on 08 - 9726198
Medical Ulpan is designed for health care professionals including doctors, dentists, nurses, therapists and technicians. To be eligible for the Medical Ulpan, you must have completed Ulpan Aleph, or be on a comparable level. You will be required to take a Hebrew placement test in order to qualify. The Ulpan level varies according to the class; though usually it is at Level Aleph. Misrad Haklita starts a new Medical Ulpan class whenever 10 people register (in the same city). To register: Jerusalem: Contact Arina at 02 621 4555 or 02 621 4614 or by email at
. Raanana: Contact Miriam Shachar at 09 774 4928. Tel Aviv: Contact Yona Sandman of Ulpan Degania at 03 517 0441 (between 8 am and 1 pm) or 03 517 3670 (leave a message and she'll get back to you).
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Medical Ulpan opens in September and at regular intervals throughout the year. Regular Ulpan is also available, at different Hebrew levels. Classes are 8:15 – 12:00 daily. Also have options to study 3 times a week instead of daily. Director: Yona Peretz.
Municipal Ulpan Office Iriyat Tel Aviv, Kikar Malchei Yisrael St. Binyan Ha’iriya, Room 1147
Call for more information about all Tel Aviv Municipal ulpanim.
Misrad Haklita Rechov Esther HaMalka 6 Tel Aviv
Sign up for Ulpanim in the the Tel Aviv area.
Ulpan Gordon 7 La Salle St., Tel Aviv
Session begins July 3. Classes offered mornings 8:15 – 12:45 or & evenings 17:00 – 20:15, Sunday – Thurs.; Twice a week also available in the evenings from 18:00-20:30 based on registration. Course run 5 months for the morning ulpan and 6 months for the evenings. Principal: Miri Cohen. Olim must bring confirmation from Misrad Haklita.
Ulpan Maale Rechov Hatikva 78 Shikuna Hatikva
Sun -Thurs. Classes offered mornings 8:15-12:45 and evenings 17:00-20:15. Intensive classes. Olim must sign up at Misrad HaKlitah (tel: 03-5270854). Southern Tel-Aviv. Classes open based on registration (minimum 20 participants). Academic studies offered as well (for teachers, doctors, etc.). Building Director: Tina.
Tel Aviv University Ulpan
Tel Aviv University offers 3 intensive ulpanim a year. Summer: A large Ulpan with classes on all levels from complete beginners to very advanced, beginning August 1. January: 4 week Ulpan during the break between semesters at the regular university; levels are much more limited. June/July: 4 week ulpan held during June and July; only for beginners. Ulpanim are open to anyone with a high school diploma.The university has offices abroad in New York and Canada, and Olim can register either through these offices or through the Israel office. Cost: $ 2100 dollar including dorms for the longer sessions and $1830 for 4-week ulpanim. Refer to www.tau.ac.il/overseas or www.telavivuniv.org for application forms. Refer to for application forms, prices and additional information. If you have questions write to:
. Contact: Rachel Barel.
Ulpan Achva Beit Seffer Be'eri, Borochov St. 18 Rishon Letzion
03-9662482 (same number for the ulpan of technology)
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Sun – Thurs. Classes offered mornings 8:00-13:00 for 5 months or evenings 17:00-20:30 for 6 months. An Ulpan for technology is also offered, which includes computer classes twice a week. Director: (Technology Ulpan and morning Ulpan) Israela Rosenzweig and (evenings) Miri Lezarovitch. Ulpan for Olim is for residents of Rishon Letzion but Technology Ulpan is open to everyone in the center.
Ulpan Ha-oleh Holon 25 Geuluim Holon
03-550-726503 5561523 052 289 4897
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Classes open monthly. All levels available. Morning classes are offered Sun to Thurs, 8:00-13:00 for 5 months. Evening classes are offered 17:00 – 20:00 for 6 months. Director Amalia Banur. Director: Hadassah Etya.
Ulpan Sharret Yud Lamed Peretz 15 Bat Yam (Corner of Dalia St.)
Sun – Thurs. Classes are offered mornings 8:15 – 12:45 or evenings 17:00 – 20:15. Principal: Chedva Charisky. Classes open based on registration.
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Kita Aleph only. 8:30-13:00, Sun-Thurs. Director: Rivka Bondi. Office hours 17:00 - 19:00 on Wednesdays only. Accommodations available for olim. Students can combine a year of ulpan with university studies. Students ages 18 to 30 with a higher level of Hebrew can attend yeshiva courses in “Yeshivat Shevei Shomron”. Cultural and social gatherings are held. A conversion program is also available (including accommodations).
Ra'anana Municipality Ulpan, 75 Keren Hayesod St. Ra'anana
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Classes on Sun, Mon, Wed from 8:00 – 13:15, and Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 – 11:30. Evenings every day from 17:00 pm for level Aleph, Twice a week for other levels. Secretary: Shani Manno, Director: Miriam Shachar. See www.geocities.com/tali-avidov. Ulpan for medical professionals also available.
Ulpan Ironi 31 Meyiyasdim Kfar Saba
They offer both a full time morning program as well as an evening one (5-8:30 p.m. 3 times a week). Recognized by the ministry of education. Aviva Friedman is the director- 052-222-1418. They will not have an August session, and are taking enrollment for September 2006.
Ulpan Mercaz Klita Sapir Moshe Dayan St 30 Kfar Saba 44238
Ulpan for Olim between the ages of 18-35 who live at the Merkaz Klita (450 nis rent). Beginners classes only. Sun – Thurs. 8:00 – 12:30. Principal: Aviva Friedman.
Ulpan Be'eri, Beit Sefer Be'eri Rechov Bar Ilan Netanya
Director: Michael Lifshitz. Mornings 8:00-12:40 or evenings 17:00-20:30. Registration office is located at the Misrad Haklita, 13 Rav Kook St.
Ministry of Absorption Rav Kook 13, Netanya
Director: Motti Cohen. Ulpan Coordinator: Avi Ephraimov. Reception hours: Sun, Mon, Wed, and Thurs, 8am - 1pm and Mon & Wed 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Telephone queries between 1:30-3:30. Call Misrad Haklita for details and registration.
Ramat Poleg Rechov Shulamit (a winding beach road upon which the ulpan is the only thing) Netanya
Ulpan Akiva, POB 6086 Netanya 42160
Not recognized by Ministry of Absorption. Principal: Esther Person. Web site: http// www.ulpan-akiva.org.il. Evening classes on Mon and Wed 18:15 -21:30 beginning in September. Morning classes Sun – Thurs 8:00-13:00, Friday 8:00 – 10:30. For summer 2005, semesters opening on July 18, August 13 and September 5. Different afternoon activities are available. Ulpan Noar (for olim teens) through Ulpan Akiva in the Summers only. Ulpan Family- for entire family Classes offered on all levels. To coordinate partial funding by misrad haklita, contact Mr. Yossi A'rari.
Register through the Ministry of Absorption at 08-937-8000 or call Galya: 08-9459365. Mornings 8:00-12:45, Evenings 17:00-21:00
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Director: Galya. There are several ulpanim in Rechovot, all coordinated through the Rakezet Ulpanim at the Ministry of Absorption. The most popular ulpan is in Beit Hatarbut, 11 Habanim St., Phone: 08-9452413.
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Director: Ilana Mor. Contacts: Marina/Eti. Opens upon demand providing there are at least 25 participants. Mornings: 8:00-12:30 for 5 months. Evenings: 17:00-20:15 for 6 months. English classes available for English speakers in groups.
Ulpan Bet Aba Hushi Rechov Hamaginim 131 Haifa
Contact: Orly Zukerman. Email:
Ulpan Rambam Rechov HaTichon 39 Neve Sha'anan
Contact: Mika Okavi. You can also register through Sara at 04-8226517.
Ministry of Absorption Haifa Regional Ulpanim 7 Palyam St. Binyan Zim
Contact: Janna. First floor. Thursdays 08:00-13:00. Call Misrad Haklita for details and registration.
University of Haifa Department of Overseas Studies, Mount Carmel University of Haifa
Contact: Tzvia Sekel. Call Misrad Haklita for details and registration.
Ministry of Absorption Afula
Contact: Yosef or Beatrice. Directs olim to Ulpanim in the area of Afula, Rechov Shchunat HaOvdim.
WIZO Rechov Omer, Shikun Ovdim Afula
Contact: Zvira. Ulpan opens upon demand providing there are at least 15-20 participants. Classes run Sun- Thurs, 5 hours a day, 25 hours a week for 5 months. All classes open based on registration.
Nahariya Ministry of Absorption, Rosh Hanikra Rd.
Contact: Carmella Rosenson or Michaela Morning hours:. 8:00-12:30. Opens upon demand providing there are at least 15 participants.
Ulpan Carmiel Merkaz Klita Carmiel Sderot Nesiel Israel 3, Carmiel
04-9088296052 392 7041
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Sunday - Thursday 8:00-12:30, 5 days a week. Opens based on demand.
Tiberias Absorption Center Rechov HaShomer 47
Contact: Leah Beitner. Olim Le'tiveria" program For young Olim. Contact: Smadar Perach. Sun –Thur, 8.00-12.30. Classes open based on registration.
Kiryat HaNoar Eshkol Aleph
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Director: Dani Levi. Local Central Ulpan for olim from Chazor, Rosh Pina and Tzfat,etc. Mornings 8:00-13:00 5 days a week. Opens based on demand.
Community Center Maalei Habanim 302, Maalot
Contact: Chana Kedar, during morning hours only. Classes are offered mornings, Monday and Wednesday 10:00 am – 13:15. Ulpan Aleph is also available in the evenings 17.00- 20:15, 2 days a week. Classes Bet + Gimmel are available for a price based on registration. Next semester will probably begin in in October. Write to:
. Cost: 80 shekels per month. Ulpan is geared towards Olim who have been in Israel for a while, and are more advanced in their knowledge and understanding of Hebrew. If there are not enough students, olim attend ulpan in Nahariya.
Ministry of Absorption HaMelecha St. 52 Binyan Lev Hasachim
Contact: Mya Merna or Ora. Regional ulpan which accepts olim from places including Migdal HaEmek, Zfat and Afula. For details see www.moia.gov.il. Classes open based on registration.
Free Ulpan for beginning students; tuition is charged for more advanced students. Beginner’s class begins almost monthly. The course continues for 5 months. Principal: Zahava Segal. Mornings 8:00-13:00 and evenings 17:30-20:45. Classes start frequently.
Contact: Director Edna Lev or assistant Ravit Berry. Olim must get referral from Misrad Haklita. Ulpan Aleph is 5 months (500 hours) from the time the class is opened, ends with a test. 5 days a week, Sunday – Thursday, 8:15 – 12:45. Classes open based on registration and groups are welcome to register for their own ulpanim. For academics only, meaning those who have learned in University abroad. Other people should refer to Ulpan Altshul (see below).
Ulpan Altshul 11 Rechov Yitzchak Sadeh Beer Sheva
Recognized by Misrad Haklita. Contact: Shuli. Mornings 8:15-12:45, Evenings 16:00-20:00. Beginning level classes. High level classes are available in the evenings from 17.00-19.30. Opens upon demand providing there are at least 25 participants. An alternative for non-Academics.
Kibbutz Yotvata D.N. Chevel Eilat 88820
Director: Ofra Gal. Two mornings a week participants work on the kibbutz, 3 mornings a week participants study in ulpan from 7:15-12:30. Twice a week evening classes take place from 17:00-19:30.
ULPANIM FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Ulpan Taka is a program for students who completed Ulpan and want to attend an Israeli university. The program includes 20 hours a week of Ulpan, preparation for the psychometric exams, English lessons (only for those who don't speak fluent English), mathematics, etc. In Jerusalem, the program is hosted by Michlelet Hadassah (on Neviim St.). The program last 5 months. To be accepted to the program, speak to Minhal Hastudentim (the Student Authority) at 15 Hillel St., second floor or phone 621-4538 or 621-4543.