Ulpan Israeli is the leading Hebrew instruction institute in Israel, known by his highly qualified staff and innovative instruction methods. We provide an experience that combines the study of Hebrew with Israeli cultural immersion. 


Ulpan Israeli is situated in the center of Israel on the campus of the Netanya Academic College. Netanya is considered one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in Israel with fabulous beaches, wild cliffs, rare nature reserves and green parks. Scuba diving surfing and gliding are available at the main beach. The city boasts many entertainment, culture and leisure centers as well as various outdoor events and festivals that are held during summer and open to the public. You will find many exciting opportunities to chat with locals and practice your Hebrew.

Accommodation and Facilities 


Students of Ulpan Israeli can benefit from affordable student accommodation within the College's dormitories. A brand new building has recently been built offering modern and comfortable living conditions. It offers an excellent opportunity to integrate with Israeli students. 


Additionally, all students will receive a discount to join the local gym and swimming pool located next to the campus.


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Our Staff


Frida Fisher-Director

Frida earned her Bachelors of Arts in Education and Masters of Arts in Jewish Philosophy from Bar-Ilan University. She has a vast amount of experience in the field of education. Mrs. Fisher was the director of Ulpan Akiva between the years of 1999-2009.She strongly believes that Hebrew is best learned in Israel and strives to provide her students with the opportunity to learn Hebrew through close encounters with the Israeli culture.



Osnat Efrati

Osnat is a graduate of Levinsky College in Tel Aviv and has completed addtional courses in Hebrew Linguistics at Bar Ilan University. She has over 35 years of teaching experience, years of experience teaching in ulpans, and 6 years of experiece teaching at Ulpan Akiva in Netanya. Mrs. Efrati teaches her material in an interesting, varied, and fun manner, while connecting learning Hebrew to the Israeli cultural experience.



Ruth Naon

Ruth has over 30 years of teaching experience in teaching Hebrew as a foreign language. She has a degree in teaching language and literature.



Talia Gazit

Talia is a graduate of Tel Aviv University and has accomplished a full course of interior design. 
Talia spent 20 years abroad during which has managed for 2 years the Sunday Israeli school in Rome and for 15 years taught modern Hebrew to Italian university students  in the university of Napoli and in “La Sapienza” university  in Rome. 
Talia has an impressive success record in transforming students with no Hebrew language background to high level Hebrew speakers and even academic researchers in the field.