Intermediate Hebrew: Ruth is a LIVE ONLINE Term 4 2023 FULL COURSE held virtually on Zoom on Six Thursdays: Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18 from 7:00–8:30pm EST. Once you register for this course, log into your MSI account, choose this course in 'My Courses', and you will find the Zoom link in the Course Contents along with all the course materials as they are shared.

Building on Hebrew 6, we will work through reading and understanding the Book of Ruth. While one of the easiest books to read in Hebrew, it provides us with some of the most profound lessons about 'hesed' (covenant loyal lovingkindness).


This MSI LIVE ONLINE course meets LIVE via Zoom on six Thursdays Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18.

Hebrew 6

Required Textbook:
The textbook for our entire series is Bonnie Pedrotti Kittel, Victoria Hoffer, & Rebecca Abts Wright, Biblical Hebrew Text and Workbook, Second Edition, Fully Revised by Victoria Hoffer (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004). ISBN: 9780300098624.


Your Instructor

Marcy Kotting

Marcy has had a lifelong passion for Jewish worship and liturgy, and the Hebrew language that supports them, having been raised in Judaism. She has taught Hebrew for MSI since its inception, and has previously taught Hebrew for MJTI. She is also MSI's main instructor on the Jewish Holidays. Marcy has played an active role in several Messianic Jewish ministries including the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations, the Association of Messianic Believers, and Chevra USA. Moreover, she is a long-term member of the MSI Board. Marcy is the Liturgist for Beth Messiah Congregation, where she also trains Bar and Bat Mitzvah students. She is currently a graduate student at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary studying for an MA in Biblical Languages.

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