In every issue, you’ll find short articles in topics such as sports, culture, nature, movies, travel, science and computers, from Israel and around the world, as well as fun activities such as crosswords, word games, puzzles and even recipes. In addition, each issue also includes:
- A Hebrew-English dictionary for every article, providing a translation for new and difficult words
- Exercises for additional practice
- Different levels of difficulty
- Audio CD (optional) of all articles in a clear, enunciated style
- English explanations for the terms and concepts mentioned
- Hebrew alphabet and grammar / diction lessons
Understanding and speaking Hebrew
If you would like to improve your Hebrew speaking skills, you can choose to order the audio CD that is available with each issue. The tracks on the CDs, narrated in clear and correct Hebrew, will help you with your pronunciation and general understanding of each article.
Is Bereshit the right publication for me?
Bereshit is geared toward beginners, both children and adults, who want to learn Hebrew. Very easy and short Hebrew articles and exercises are included in each issue, and the optional CD contains slow and clear narration of every article.
So if you are starting from the very beginning or know very little Hebrew – Bereshit is for you. If you are not sure what level you're at, check out our quiz which was designed to help you make the right decision And remember – we encourage you to learn at your own pace. That is why we offer flexible subscriptions, so you can always switch to Yanshuf - our more advanced level newspaper, even in the middle of the subscription.
- Bereshit is published and delivered every two weeks
- Bereshit is available in either printed version (delivered by airmail) or online version.
- The printed newspaper consists of 16 pages, 35x25 cm
- A year's subscription consists of 18 issues. A 6 month subscription consists of 12 issues. See below for more options
- The newspaper is not published during the months of July-August and during major Jewish holidays
- Bereshit is recognized by the Israeli Ministry of Education and the Jewish Agency and is used as an educational resource by thousands of readers and schools in over 70 countries, including Hebrew ulpanim