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The Haredi Sector in Jerusalem: Past, Present, and Future

The Haredi Sector in Jerusalem: Past, Present, and Future

January 17, 2022

The Polis Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Souls and Sounds of the City Presents a Free Lecture by Dr. Aharon (Ari) Eitan Every fifth child in Israel goes to a Haredi (Jewish Ultra-Orthodox) school. Given its rapid growth, the Haredi sector has an increasing impact not only on Israel, but also on the entire Jewish world. How do […]

Spring Semester (Feb-June) Language Courses 2022 are open for registration

Spring Semester (Feb-June) Language Courses 2022 are open for registration

January 11, 2022

Registration is Now Open for Spring Semester - 40-100 ACADEMIC HOURS (February 15, 2022 - June 16, 2022)  בואו ללמוד שפות במכון פוליס בלב ירושלים تعالوا تعلموا معنا لغات في القدس  Modern Hebrew (لغة عبرية)Biblical HebrewSpoken Arabic (ערבית מדוברת)Modern Standard Arabic (ערבית ספרותית מודרנית)Ancient GreekCopticLatinClassical Syriac Online CoursesJerusalem Campus Courses Begin learning a new language or advance […]

New Publication: Hansel and Gretel in Ancient Greek

New Publication: Hansel and Gretel in Ancient Greek

January 11, 2022

The latest publication from the Polis Institute Press is an ancient Greek version of the classic Brothers Grimm fairytale Hansel and Gretel, co-authored by our Dean, Christophe Rico, and Polis instructor Stephen Hill.  The book is designed as a teaching aid for students who have completed beginner levels in ancient Greek.  This story was chosen […]

New Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Souls and Sounds of the City

New Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Souls and Sounds of the City

January 3, 2022

Dr. Tania Notarius and Lecturer Henri Gourinard are preparing the program for the new Interdisciplinary Colloquium, Souls and Sounds of the City, which aims to be a shared ground for researchers, writers, and students, interested in different aspects of the Jerusalem cultural heritage in its Near Eastern context (archaeology, anthropology, epigraphy and paleography, history, languages, […]

10th anniversary of the Polis Institute

10th anniversary of the Polis Institute

November 3, 2021

Join the celebration, November 11th, 2021 Open invitation The Polis Institute invites you to join our 10th Anniversary Celebration Thursday November 11, 2021 at the Polis Institute classroom 6.  The event will begin with a short slide presentation by Dean Christophe Rico at 12:30pm followed by a light lunch reception and cake cutting ceremony.  All […]

DIES ACADEMICUS MMXXI, November 11th

DIES ACADEMICUS MMXXI, November 11th

November 3, 2021

Join us for the 2021 Dies Academicus on November 11th The Hebrew of the Dead Sea Scrolls The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the end of the 1940s and their publication over the following decades has led to a revolution in our understanding of the Hebrew of the Second Temple period.  The lecture […]

September Intensive Language Courses 2021

September Intensive Language Courses 2021

August 5, 2021

You can still register for September Intensive Language Courses by August 11th and receive a 200 NIS discount.  Begin Now or Advance To The Next Language Level!80-120 ACADEMIC HOURS IN 4 WEEKS ou can still register for September Intensive Language Courses by August 11th and receive a 200 NIS discount.  Advance an entire language level!  […]

One, Two, Three: Practice Book in Spoken Coptic

One, Two, Three: Practice Book in Spoken Coptic

August 5, 2021

We are pleased to announce a new publication from the Polis Institute Press, ⲞⲨⲀⲒ, ⲤⲚⲀⲨ, ϢⲞⲘⲦ: ⲞⲨϪⲰⲘ ⲚⲤⲀϪⲒ ⲚⲘⲈⲦⲢⲘⲚⲬⲎⲘⲒ (One, Two, Three: Practice Book in Spoken Coptic), which is available in paperback at Amazon here.  We are pleased to announce a new publication from the Polis Institute Press, ⲞⲨⲀⲒ, ⲤⲚⲀⲨ, ϢⲞⲘⲦ: ⲞⲨϪⲰⲘ ⲚⲤⲀϪⲒ ⲚⲘⲈⲦⲢⲘⲚⲬⲎⲘⲒ (One, Two, […]

April 30th 2021, Abstract Submission Deadline

April 30th 2021, Abstract Submission Deadline

April 9, 2021

Your Participation Enriches the Conference Experience! We welcome your participation in the Polis Institute’s 5th Interdisciplinary Conference From Logos to Person.  You can choose one of two ways to participate; as an in-person presenter, or as a contributor to the Atrium of Papers.  In either event, an abstract submission of up to 250 words must be submitted […]

Registration open for 2021-22 Academic Year

Registration open for 2021-22 Academic Year

December 21, 2020

Polis – The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities is happy to announce that we have begun accepting registrations for the 2021-22 Academic Year. This year we are offering seven programs: our third-party MA degrees in Ancient Philology and Near Eastern Languages – which both have corresponding one-year programs - as well as Certificates in […]