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Hebrew Language and Literature Department - Faculty List

Mrs. Merav Tal-Timen

Merav Tal-Timen

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  • Email: tal-timenm@maayanot.org
  • Mrs. Merav Tal-Timen, Hebrew Chair, teaches all levels of Hebrew, including the 12th grade Bechina Yerushalmit elective, and also serves as Co-Director of Professional Development at Ma'ayanot. Mrs. Tal-Timen earned a B.A. in Education from the David Yellin College for Education in Jerusalem and is working towards a Masters in Jewish Education at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. Prior to joining the Ma'ayanot faculty, Mrs. Tal-Timan taught for several years in Israeli schools. In addition to teaching Hebrew language, Mrs. Tal-Timan strives to promote a love for the land of Israel and a devotion to the people of Israel in all of her classes.

Mrs. Tamar Appel

Tamar Appel

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  • Phone: 201-833-4307 ext. 246
  • Email: appelt@maayanot.org
  • Mrs. Tamar Appel, Assistant Principal, has brought her passion for teaching to Ma'ayanot since 2004, when she became a teacher of Hebrew, American History, and Jewish History at the school. This year she will be teaching Hebrew and a Public Speaking elective. Mrs. Appel has a B.A. and an M.A. in History from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also completed her coursework toward a Ph.D. and won the Penn Prize for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching.  She is committed not only to guiding students toward intellectual development, but also to helping them find their own personal paths as young Jewish women.
     

Ms. Michal Levin-Gur

Michal Levin-Gur

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  • Email: levinm@maayanot.org
  • Michal Levin-Gur is joining Ma’ayanot’s faculty this year as a teacher of Hebrew. She received a teaching certification specializing in Hebrew language instruction for high school students from Levinsky College of Education. She holds a LL.B. (Bachelor’s of Law) as well as a B.A. in Communications from Tel Aviv University. Prior to joining the Ma’ayanot faculty, Ms. Levin-Gur taught Hebrew at Bereisheet Inc. in Closter, NJ, as well as Harshan, Ltd., and Ben Gurion Middle School in Herzliya, Israel. She also has worked as a Human Resources Manager and served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a Psychotechnic Tester, handling recruitment and assessment of candidates for the Israeli Air Force.