Meggie Kaplan is a multilingual fluent in English, French, Turkish, and Hebrew. She has a combined experience of 20 years in teaching languages at different Israeli universities and translating material related to the geopolitics of the Middle East for the US government. Meggie holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in expressive art therapies. She has a vast array of interests including music, plastic and fiber arts, antiques, education and more.  

Dr. Marina Niznik is currently teaching Russian in the Division of Languages at Tel Aviv University. She is the coordinator of Russian program and is involved in several projects which explore the acculturation of Russian immigrants in Israel.  She is an author and co-author of several textbooks of Russian as foreign and a heritage language. She graduated in 1986 from the Faculty of Philology of the Moscow State University, and received her doctoral degree in 1999. The title of her dissertation is “Teaching Russian to Hebrew speakers”. In 2001 she completed her post doctorate research “Acculturation of Russian adolescents in Israel” at Bar Ilan University (Advisor, Professor B. Spolsky).

Born in Mainz, Verena studied Political Sciences, German Studies and Gender Studies at Freiburg University in the south of Germany. After finishing her Master degree, she lived for three years in Vienna before moving to Tel Aviv in 2013. She has been teaching German as a foreign language for more than 11 years -since 2014 in the Division of Languages at Tel Aviv University. Verena also heads of the DAAD Information Centre (German Academic Exchange Service), which gives counseling to students and researchers from both Israel and Germany.

Ezequiel is from Argentina, doing a PhD in Middle Eastern History at TAU. He is enthusiast about languages and speaks Spanish, English and Hebrew fluently. He's a friendly and patient tutor.  His hobbies include tennis, cooking, travelling abroad and studying, of course :)

Ilan Rubin received his B.A. in Arabic and Hebrew Language from Tel Aviv University, and his M.A. in Arabic from Bar Ilan University.He began teaching Arabic at Tel Aviv University  in 1993 at the Middle Eastern History Department , and in 2015 at MAMES  Program.For five years he worked as a supervisor of Arabic teaching in Ministry of Education.

Chiaretta grew up in Cuneo, North of Italy. After graduating in University of Turin, she started a PhD at the law faculty of Tel Aviv University on human rights. She has experience in tutoring Italian, especially to people with dyslexia.