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Dinner, Lecture, and winter games for Translators

by ITA chair | December 16th, 2019


We are pleased to announce that the next event to be held by the Israel Translators Association will take place in Haifa.

When: Monday, January 6, 2020, between 17:00 21:00 hrs.

Where: Colony Hotel, 28 Ben-Gurion Blvd., Haifa (German Colony)

Waze identifies this location, at: https://tinyurl.com/yd92pr69

This event takes place soon after the annual "Festival of Festivals" in Haifa, a mixed Jewish-Arabic city, and we have selected the topics of this event accordingly.

Hannah Amit-Kochavi (in Hebrew)

Researches the history of literary translation from Arabic into Hebrew since the early days of Zionism and up to this day. Mainly translates Arabic-Hebrew-English, and also from other languages into Hebrew.

Hannah will talk about translating Arabic literature into Hebrew according to: what's been translated, who translated, where was it translated, why was it translated, and will answer questions raised by the audience.

Winter games for translators

Moderated by Merav Levin-Fuchs.

Fictionary Variants

Playing around with words, dictionaries, and rhymes in competing groups.


17:00–17:50: Registration

17:50-18:40: Lecture by Hannah Amit-Kochavi

18:40-19:30: Dairy evening dinner

19:30-20:45: Winter games for translators


ITA members: 100 NIS

Nonmembers: 150 NIS


Please enter the registration form via the following link:


After filling in the required fields (in Hebrew) and clicking "Send", the appropriate links for paying the ITA member fee (100 NIS) or nonmember fee (150 NIS) will appear.

Receipts for payment will be emailed at a later date.

You may cancel your registration and get a refund up to December 30.

Getting to the the place and parking:

By car: Waze recognizes the place.
There are several free parking lots near and behind the Colony Hotel, and on Anilevich St.

Buses: From the "Khof Carmel" central bus station, line 1 on the Metronit.
Frerquency: Every few minutes.
Goes past the Colony Hotel on Ben-Gurion Blvd.

If coming by train: Get off at the "Ha'Shmona" station, at the end of Ben-Gurion Blvd. From there it's a few minutes walk to the Colony Hotel.

Hope to see you there!

The ITA Committee