Merav holds a BA in social work and journalist from Bar Ilan University. Most recently, before joining Yavneh, she had been teaching Hebrew classes in the Bay Area. Merav has a true passion for the Hebrew language. She believes in teaching Hebrew as a living language and considers her students partners in the learning process. Merav worked as a writer and reporter for various newspapers in Israel, writing many pieces on topics of education as well as family life, children and environmental topics. Merav worked at “Beit Issie Shapiro” in Raanana promoting special needs awareness in teens, and she served as an education officer in the IDF.
Merav is happy to be part of the Yavneh community and share her love and passion for Hebrew and Israeli culture while encouraging curiosity and independent thinking among her students. She is a writer and has publiswhed short stories and poems in Hebrew. She likes reading, traveling, and animals.