Boaz Tsabar was awarded a Fulbright Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship to pursue an internship and research project on the “Challenges of teacher education in multi-cultural and conflictual environments”. Boaz has a B.A. in Education, Philosophy and History, and a PhD in Philosophy of Education, both from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He currently serves as the Head of “Teaching and Learning” MED program at the David Yellin College of Education, and as a senior lecturer in Philosophy of Education at the Hebrew University Teacher Training department. His pedagogical and research activities explore the different political, ethical and existential challenges of teachers working in Israeli public schools today.
Boaz’s recent publications include:
Tsabar, B., Existential Perspective on the Character of the “Significant Educator”, (2019). Tel Aviv: Mofet Publishing. (Scholarly Book in Hebrew).
Tsabar, B., "Educational Work as 'Labor of Love'", Policy Futures in Education, (2017), September, Vol 15 (1), 38-51.
Tsabar, B., "On the ambiguity of Teaching-relationship Ethics in Pedagogical Tutoring Work", Ethics and Education, (2019) February, Vol 14 (1), February, Pages 84-102..
Tsabar, B., "Back to Parxis – On Reviving the Commitment to the Transformation of Educational Reality in Practice", Educational Philosophy and Theory (EPAT), (2018), issue 50:14, 2018, Pages: 1538-1541.
Tsabar, B., "Trust, Respect and Forgiveness –the Educational Philosophy of Janusz Korczak", Educational Theory, (accepted for publication).
Osama Tanous is a 2020 Fulbright Hubert Humphrey fellow. He aims to explore the social and political determinants undermining the health of the Palestinian citizens of Israel and possible ways for health promotion initiatives.
Osama is a specialized pediatrician working in Haifa; he finished his MD and is currently finishing his Master's in Public Health, both at Tel Aviv University. He is a graduate of the "Introduction to Clinical Research Training" program from Harvard Medical School, Global and Continuing Education, Okinawa, Japan.
Osama is a clinical instructor in The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at the Technion. He was awarded outstanding lecturer in 2015 and is a Committee Member in the medical school enrollment exams and in charge of the midterm exams in pediatrics for 5th year medical students. Osama is a volunteering pediatrician in the mobile clinic of Physicians for Human Rights in the West Bank and Gaza.
Osama's recent publications include:
Tanous O, Watad M, Felszer-Fisch C, Peniakov M, Miron D, Salim R. Risk factors for mortality among newborns with neonatal seizures. Neuropediatrics. May 2020.
Tanous O, Dujovny T, Hertzel G, Koren A, Levin C. ITP secondary to Hodgkin Lymphoma in children. Case reports and review of the literature. IMAJ, April 2020.
Rinawi, F. , Badarneh, B. , Tanous, O. , Bashir, H. , Tennenbaum‐Rakover, Y. and Peleg, S. (2018), Elevated anti‐tissue transglutaminase antibodies in children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes do not always indicate coeliac disease. Acta Paediatr. . doi:
Tanous O, Steinberg Shemer O, Yacobovich J, Zoldan M, Horovitz Y, Yaniv I, Rabizadeh E, Tamary H, Nakav S, Lahav J. Evaluating platelet function disorders in children with bleeding tendency–A single center study. Platelets. 2017 Jan 7:1-6.