The Open University of Israel
Galit Benzur

Galit Benzur

The English Department

Updated: May 2010



Tel: 972-9-778-1298




Ph.D. student in Political Communication, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel

M.A., Communication, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

B.A., English Literature and French, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Studies in Analytical English Writing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


Academic Positions

2005 - Coordinator for advanced level English courses for students majoring in social sciences, Open University of Israel
2004 - English Lecturer. Teaching Legal English courses, Academic Center of Law and Business, Ramat Gan
2003 - English Lecturer. Teaching Legal English courses, Sha'arei Mishpat Law College, Hod Hasharon, Israel
1998 - English Instructor, advanced as well as pre-advanced level English courses for university students, Open University of Israel
1996-1997 Hebrew Teacher. Conducted courses in Hebrew instruction at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced level, University of Michigan Hillel, Ann Arbor, Michigan
1994-1997 Hebrew Teacher. Provided second-six graders an education based in reading, writing and speaking the Hebrew language; Organized cultural awareness activities, Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan
1990-1994 High School English Teacher. Served as a homeroom teacher for tenth grade, prepared students for Bagrut exams in English and chaired the school's English Department, Tilam High School, Ramat Gan, Israel

Writing Experience

1998-2000 Reshet Shoken, Tel Aviv, Israel: Journalist, editor and event producer
1998 Associated Press, Jerusalem, Israel: Internship, monitoring, covering and writing news items as well as translating local news reports
1997 WJR/ABC Radio Detroit, Detroit, Michigan: Production Assistant. Idea generation and guest booking for personality and issue-based talk shows; News Desk Audio Producer. Assisted in gathering and editing daily news and information, conducted interviews with newsmakers, and aided street reporters