Gabi Farberov – Director of International Students Department, International School
Gabi Farberov develops and directs international student programs for teens, university students, young adults, and families from Israel, FSU, Germany, and the United States. She is a lecturer in the Inclusive Education and Community Studies Department and teaches courses on Jewish Communities in the World, Immigration and Experiential Education, Identity, and Leadership.
Kristina Kruzhkova – Program Director, International School
Kristina Kruzhkova received her master’s degree in Social Work in Russia and her MBA in Human Resource & Organizational Management from the University of Haifa. For the past decade, she has worked in the field of HR and informal education. She currently designs and leads international programs for participants from around the world.
Sarah Lurie – Academic Program Director, Department of English Language and Literature
Sarah Lurie is an experienced teacher, teacher trainer, and examiner in EFL – English as a Foreign Language. Sarah has worked as a teacher and examiner with international students in various higher education institutions in the UK and Israel, including Kings School, Oxford, Tel Aviv British Council, Haifa University, and The Yizreel Valley College.
Dr. Jacqueline Haimov was born, raised, and educated in Bulgaria. She immigrated to Israel in 1990 and since then has been teaching EFL – English as a Foreign Language at the Open University, Haifa University, and Oranim College of Education. Dr. Haimov teaches both theoretical courses in linguistics as well as language proficiency courses.
Leo Selivan has been involved in language teaching for more than 13 years in various roles. As a materials developer, he has written for the British Council and BBC website TeachingEnglish. As a teacher trainer, he has given workshops to teachers in Armenia, Azerbaijan, France, Italy, and Turkey. Leo is very active on the international conference scene and is a member of the board of the English Teachers Association of Israel. He maintains a popular blog for English teachers called Leoxicon.
Marlene Saban is an experienced teacher and teacher trainer. She has initiated native speaker and remedial programs. She has also coordinated an international reading project and is actively involved in developing new and innovative digital materials to promote effective EFL teaching and learning.
Zohar Silvan is a staff member of the EFL unit at Oranim College, and has extensive experience teaching reading comprehension to students at all levels. Zohar’s field of expertise is teaching languages with technology, and he has developed a number of online learning environments.
Lily Shehady is a graduate of Oranim’s Department of English Language and Literature. She tutors students as well as assists lecturers in the English Department. At the International School, she helps international students improve their language skills in the Skills Improvement Workshop. She also teaches at centers for gifted and excellent students.
Ortal Doron is a graduate of Oranim’s Department of English Language and Literature. She assists lecturers in the English Department at Oranim as well as teaches adults at Burlington English branches in Haifa and Hadera. At the International School, she helps international students improve their language skills during the Skills Improvement Workshop.