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Ruth R., B.A., M.L.S, Hebrew Translator,  Hebrew Tutor

Expert Hebrew Tutor, Teacher, Translator


  • Raised, educated bilingually in Israel and U.S., Native fluency in Hebrew and English, No foreign accent in either.

  • Over 35 years’ professional experience in Hebraica – as university librarian, college instructor, tutor, and translator. 

  • Listed translator with the Consulate General of Israel to New England, Boston, and at Consulate General of Israel, New York.


Vast Experience as Hebrew Translator


  • Translated extensively – written and orally, including simultaneous interpretation (both directions) in legal proceedings.

  • Published translations include:

    • Academic articles written by University of Pennsylvania faculty and others, published in journals in the U.S. and Israel, including Middle East Studies Association Bulletin.

    • Academic dissertations

    • Diverse subjects, including philosophy, folklore, literary criticism, theater

    • Encyclopaedia Judaica entries

    • Works of fiction


Vast Experience as Hebrew Tutor and Teacher

Private Tutoring Experience

  • Successful private Hebrew tutoring practice for many years

  • Help students of all ages and  levels maximize their linguistic potential and improve their learning skills - Conversation, Grammar, Reading, and Writing

  • Improvement in Grade Scores: Have received student and faculty letters of appreciation

Institutional Teaching Experience

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA – Hebrew Language Program – Tutor and substitute Class Instructor by invitation, while serving as University Hebraica Cataloging Librarian.

  • Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA - Instructor of Hebrew Language.

  • Main Line School Night, Radnor, PA – Instructor of Hebrew Language.

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI – Instructor of Hebrew Language – First and Second Year


  • M.L.S., The University of Wisconsin

  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania (Major: English literature; Minor: Hebrew language and literature); took graduate courses in Hebrew language and literature and comparative Semitics.

  • High school: Akiba Hebrew Academy, Merion Station, PA (renamed: Jack M. Barrack Academy, Bryn Mawr, PA)

Ruth R., B.A., M.L.S.
Hebrew Translator,Hebrew Tutor
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