Author and Faculty Biographies

Elhanan Adler, PhD

Article: “E-books: Their Use By the Public and Through Libraries”

Prof. Elhanan Adler is the head of the MEd program in Information Science and Librarianship at David Yellin College of Education in Jerusalem, part-time coordinator of the Israeli academic libraries network, and a consultant, writer, and lecturer on library and information systems and processes. He authored with others the standard Israeli text on cataloging and the book Cataloging Hebrew Materials in the Online Environment.

Robin Braverman

Article: “Is Google Making Us Stupid or Smart? A Review of Some Current Writings”

Robin holds a BA in Political Science with minors in French and English, an MA in International Relations, and an Adult Credential in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL). She has taught EFL at Hebrew University and other Israeli institutions of higher education since her move to Israel in 1993.

Judith Cardozo

Article: “Pool Trouble”

Judith Cardozo is a Manhattan native currently living in Jerusalem. She has curated exhibitions, edited catalogues, written about the arts in magazines such as ArtForum, and has recently returned to the arena of the short story. She is married and mother to three sons.

Yosef Gotlieb, PhD

Article: “Text and Hypertext in the Digital Age

Yosef Gotlieb is the founding director of the Text and Publishing Studies Program at David Yellin College of Education, Jerusalem, Israel. He is a founding editor of The 21st Century Text. He is the author, most recently, of Rise, A Novel of Contemporary Israel. His website is found at 

Susan Holzman, PhD

Dr. Holzman lectures at David Yellin Academic College in Jerusalem, Israel. Her teaching and research interests include EAP reading, academic writing, language assessment, and the use of dictionaries and corpora in language learning. She is past president of the English Teachers’ Association of Israel. She is the regional representative for Israel on the Asia TEFL Executive Council.

Robin Miller, MA

Robin Miller is an English Language Specialist who has worked in the United States, Mexico, China, Kyrgyzstan, and Israel. She teaches in the Text and Publishing Studies Program at David Yellin College in Jerusalem.

Deborah Schwartz

Article: “A Comparison of Text Elements: Writing as Handwork by Colette Sirat, and A History of Writing by Albertine Gaur”

Deborah holds a BS in Studio Art and is an accomplished silversmith. She is currently employed as an editor/proofreader at Israel’s National Institute for Testing.

Shlomo Skinner

Article: “Digital Impacts on Academic Publishing”

Shlomo, after serving in the US Marines, earned a BS in Mathematics, an MS in Statistics, and an MBA. Before moving to Israel, he was a financial analyst for the State of Maryland. He is a freelance writer and editor living in Jerusalem with his wife and their two cats.

Jen Sundick, PhD

Dr. Sundick lectures in the English Department and the Text and Publishing Studies Program at the David Yellin Academic College of Education. She also works as a freelance language editor, primarily of academic texts.

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