Monthly Events

The ITA organizes ongoing meetings, workshops, courses and other events both for members and nonmembers in the areas of translation, editing, and other related fields. It offers its members the opportunity to enhance their expertise and knowledge and keep up-to-date with translation-related topics and fast-growing technology. Additionally, these events are a great opportunity to meet other translators and editors, exchange views and ideas and create and develop work connections.



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

When: Monday, December 17, 2018, between 15:00 19:00 hrs.

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

Waze identifies this location, at:

This event takes place during the annual “Festival of Festivals” in Haifa, a mixed Jewish-Arabic city, and we have selected the topics of this event accordingly. As darkness descends we shall see the colorful festival lighting.

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.

Special performance: Three women, three mother tongues

Diane Kaplan, Dana Keren, and Meera Eilanbouni will perform songs of peace, inspiration, and prayer in three languages: Hebrew, Arabic, and English.



15:00–16:00: Registration

16:00-17:00: Lecture by Hannah Amit-Kochavi

17:00-18:00: Dairy evening dinner

18:00-19:00: Special performance: Three women, three mother tongues


ITA members: 90 NIS

Nonmembers: 130 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 (90 NIS) or nonmember fee (130 NIS) will appear.

Receipts for payment will be emailed at a later date.

Please Note:

  • There is no need for you to open a personal Paypal account. Just enter this form or pay via the “Credit Card” link that appears below the fields for paying via Paypal. After filling all credit card details and other requested detailed, check the accept Paypal terms box, and then click “Send”.

  • You may cancel your registration and get a refund up to December 13. Later cancellation or not turning up at the event will not qualify for a refund.

  • Should you wish to register another person besides yourself, please reenter the registration form, fill in the other person’s details, and pay again for him or her. Currently we do not have an option for making a single payment for several people.

  • At the top of the registration form you have the link for renewing your annual ITA membership, or registering as a new member.

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 ob Ben-Gurion Blvd.

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