Lola Katz

Lola (Krain) Katz was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and schooled at Johannesburg Girls High, Banarto Park. She has a B.A. Degree (1960 - Witwatersrand University, South Africa), a Teaching Diploma (1961 - Teachers Training College, Johannesburg) and an M.A. Degree TESOL (1984 - Tel Aviv University.)

She has worked as an English teacher, trainer and course designer all of her professional life. Starting as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language in Chexbres Switzerland she continued working in high schools in Johannesburg until she came to live in Israel in 1969. After a short stint teaching in schools here, Lola became a teacher trainer at Beit Berl College until 1984.Concurrently she was co-author and teacher trainer –in the ESH Project of Tel Aviv University and author of course books for Burlington Books. In 1979 she was a recipient of a British Council Bursary to Lancaster University, UK.

In 1976 she began working in the Prime Ministers Office where she worked as course designer program developer and English trainer, focussing on Cross Cultural Communication Skills till her retirement in 2008.

Since 1990 Lola has been a volunteer in ESRA in various English projects and is today Co-Coordinator of the Volunteer Committee.
She is married to Hertzel and is the proud mother of 3 children, Barry, Sharon and Ilan and 5 grandchildren all of whom live in Israel.

At last, a much-needed injection of new blood

At last, a much-needed injection of new blood

by Juliet Rostowsky, Lola Katz

Juliet Rostowsky and Lola Katz are joint co-ordinators more ...
Babette Kaplan 1934 - 2012

Babette Kaplan 1934 - 2012

by Lola Katz

Babette Kaplan came to live in Israel in 1963. She more ...
End of the year get-together

End of the year get-together

by Lola Katz

At the end of June, the Haifa branch of ESRA’s English more ...
Dream Comes True for Family of Volunteers

Dream Comes True for Family of Volunteers

by Lola Katz

Before coming on holiday to Israel many people contact more ...
Movies With the Grandkids

Movies With the Grandkids

by Lola Katz

A delightful explanation of valuable time spent over more ...
To Sderot with ESRA

To Sderot with ESRA

by Lola Katz

ESRA shows residents of Sderot that it is committed more ...
Why volunteering is good for you

Why volunteering is good for you

by Lola Katz

An interview with Doron Bachar the head of volunteering more ...
Bowling coup for Raanana

Bowling coup for Raanana

by Lola Katz

Then and now – from humble beginnings when bowlers more ...
 
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