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Edna AphekDirector of Hebrew Education

Edna Aphek has developed Yavneh’s unique immersive approach to Hebrew language instruction and coaches our teachers. An accomplished linguist, lecturer, and researcher in Hebrew language and literature and Israeli culture, Edna also specializes in education, specifically teacher training and curriculum development. Edna has served as a consultant to the Israeli Ministry of Education on literacy and on the Intergenerational Program (preserving heritage in a technology oriented society) for which she won the Israel Ford award.

In addition to nearly twenty Hebrew instructional books, Edna is co-editor of two online magazines, has penned numerous articles, and has authored books of poetry and fiction as well as three children’s books.