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Amit Lerner

My name is Amit, I’m 30 years old. I currently live in a settlement called Scopus, but I’m a Jerusalemite by origin and soul. Fun fact – I lived in 6 different neighborhoods in Jerusalem in the past… and I miss it very much. I am married and a father to a gorgeous one-year-old girl. I love to travel, meet people from new cultures and get to know each other,

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Dalia Bigel

I’m originally from Manchester, England and I made aliyah alone when I was 19. I enjoy meeting new people and love helping new olim through their first years here with learning Hebrew and the Israeli culture. I really enjoy seeing and experiencing their learning process and get such satisfaction from their progress! As an olah I understand how hard the transition can be and try my best to help make

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Chana Stein

Chana grew up in Israel in an English speaking home and is completely bilingual.  Understanding both cultures and both languages really allows Chana to connect with her students and bring the Hebrew language to life in a way that makes it fun and makes sense.  Chana loves being a part of her students’ Aliya journey and finds teaching Hebrew and Israeli culture to olim incredibly rewarding.

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Sabine Amsellem

Born in Paris, Sabine made Aliyah in 1987 and studied the piano at the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem and at the School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana. She taught piano in music conservatories for 20 years. Passionate about the Hebrew language, she devoted herself to translating works of Jewish thought from Hebrew into French. In order to share her love of this language, she teaches at the Ulpan with enthusiasm.

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Roni Atedgi

Roni is a teacher, group facilitator, and leader of love and growth. When Roni isn’t teaching, she is singing and performing for crowds. On the journey of walking with people in their unique way, helping them express themselves and recognize what holds them back from their full potential.   Roni can’t wait to meet you and learn together!

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Yael Madar

Yael, a linguistic editor, has a BA in Hebrew Language. As such, she says: “I enjoy the most when I can make my students be moved and impressed by the Hebrew language, as I get to pass on my love for the language.” Other than that, she loves loud music, dogs, the winter, reading, painting, and moving to a new place every couple of years.

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Efrat Shvily

Efrat lives in Jerusalem where she was born and raised. With a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Oxford Efrat worked as a journalist, researcher and translator for the foreign press in Israel and later as coordinator of research groups at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, all this parallel to her international artistic career as a photographer. Efrat lived outside

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Noa Valansi

I am Noa, I have a bachelor’s degree in psychology and education. My insatiable curiosity has led me on captivating adventures across Israel and the globe, where I embrace new experiences and adventures. Proficient in English, Hebrew, and Spanish, I proudly bear the vibrant spirit of my Argentinian heritage. Teaching my beloved language is an honor, but the true magic lies in the reciprocal exchange of knowledge and culture that

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Anastasia Krichevsky

As an immigrant from Russia herself (at the age of 6!), Anastasia is proud and happy to teach Hebrew to new immigrants and help them feel at home in Israel. She has a double degree in special education and Bible studies and is fascinated by the beauty of the Hebrew language. The best moments in class for her are when she manages to pass on this beauty and magic to

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Adi Korain

Born and raised in Israel, Adi now lives in Givatayim. Adi has an MA in History and a teaching certificate. In 2024, Adi will complete a B.SC in Industrial Engineering and Management. Adi has rich experience in teaching and learning, especially in special education. Adi is an animal lover, especially his dog, Gefen. Adi likes to cook, study and clean.

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