ulpan

   (singular); ulpanim (plural) (OOL-pahn, ool-PAH-nim) [Hebrew: instruction] A school for the study of Hebrew, particularly one providing immersion courses for recent immigrants to Israel.

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  • ULPAN — (Heb. אֻלְפָּן), center for intensive study by adults, especially of Hebrew by newcomers to Israel. The term comes from an Aramaic word meaning custom, training, instruction, law. It is also used to mean a broadcasting studio or artist s atelier …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ulpan — [o͞ol′pän΄] n. pl. ulpanim [o͞ol′pä′nim] [ModHeb < Aram ulpan, ulpana, study < alef, first letter of the Jewish alphabet] a course or school for teaching Hebrew by an intensive method; esp., such a school in Israel for immigrants …   English World dictionary

  • Ulpan — An ulpan is an institute or school for the intensive study of Hebrew. Ulpan (אולפן, plural ulpanim אולפנים) is a Hebrew word meaning basically studio or teaching, instruction. The ulpan is designed to teach adult immigrants to Israel the basic… …   Wikipedia

  • Ulpán — Un ulpán es un instituto o escuela para el estudio intensivo del idioma hebreo. Ulpán (אולפן, plural ulpanim אולפנים) es una palabra en hebreo cuya raíz es la letra alef, primer letra del alfabeto hebreo, y significa estudio (un ulpan televizia… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ulpan — Ein Ulpan (Hebräisch: אולפן, Mehrzahl: Ulpanim, hebr.: אולפנים) ist ein intensiver Hebräischkurs. Ulpan bedeutet Unterricht, Anweisung oder Studio. Der Besuch der Ulpanim legt für die Neueinwanderer einen wichtigen Grundstein zur Integration in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ùlpan — An Ùlpan is an intensive course which teaches Scots Gaelic (Gàidhlig.) They were developed from the highly successful Wlpan courses from Wales which were originally developed from the Ulpan courses from Israel. The course is hoped to be… …   Wikipedia

  • ulpan — /oohl pahn, oohl pahn /, n., pl. ulpanim /oohl pah neem /. an institute or school for intensive study of Hebrew, esp. by immigrants to Israel. [1945 50; < ModHeb: lit., instruction < Aram ulpan] * * * …   Universalium

  • ulpan — ul·pan …   English syllables

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  • KATZNELSON, SHULAMIT — (1919–1999), Ulpan founder and director. Katznelson was born in Geneva, Switzerland, and at the age of two came to Eretz Israel. Her father, Dr. Shmuel Katznelson, was a pioneer of public health care and social work in Israel. Her mother,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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