Winter School

Biblical Hebrew for Faith & Fun

Come and learn beginners’ Biblical Hebrew in Cambridge.

January 7th to January 11th, 2025

This course is for those who are interested in learning the basics of Biblical Hebrew from a faith perspective or who would enjoy learning at a slower, more accessible pace. You will learn the alphabet, how to read Biblical Hebrew, names of God in the Bible, Hebrew songs and prayers, and the value of understanding Hebrew for biblical interpretation and translation.

Tutor: Dr Alison Gray

Dr Alison Gray is the Director of Studies at Westminster College, Cambridge, and teaches Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Studies for the Cambridge Theological Federation. She has a PhD in Theology (Hebrew Bible) and has been teaching Biblical Hebrew to Cambridge undergraduates since 2006 and has been an Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge since 2016.


Arrivals between 11am and 1pm on Tuesday 7th Jan

Departures after lunch on Saturday 11th Jan

Daily programme for each day of the Winter School*

Time Activity
09.00 – 10.00 Class 1
10.00 – 11.00 Guided independent study
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 12.30 Class 2
12.30 – 13.00 Guided independent study
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Class 3
15.00 – 16.30 Guided independent study

*NB there will be a half day of teaching on the first and last day



Accommodation may be booked separately at Westminster via the link here.


We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of bursaries for students and those on low incomes. Please indicate on the booking form if you would like to be considered for a bursary.


The cost per delegate is £250, inclusive of all teaching material; tea/coffee, lunch (weekdays); and optional free activities. A 10% student discount applies.

How to book

Please complete the booking form below.

Study Time

The winter school includes 12 hours of class time with experienced tutors and 12 hours of guided independent study.


Travel and parking details are on the website – please click here.

Booking Form

Booking Form - Biblical Languages Winter School (BLWS)

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