Hilla Kobliner, Founder and Director of NETA, a dynamic Hebrew language curriculum designed for students in grades 7-12, was was born in Jerusalem.
She received her B.A. in Literature and Language in Education from the Hebrew University, and her M.A. at the Harvard School of Education in Boston. She has been a senior instructor of Hebrew at the School for Overseas Students at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem since 1968. Hilla has trained teachers and taught Hebrew at the University of Illinois, York University in Toronto, Canada, and at Tufts and Harvard Universities in Boston. She has co-written over 20 books for the teaching of Hebrew including Hebrew From Scratch, known as Ivrit Min Hahatchala in Hebrew.
The Hebrew From Scratch series is the curriculum of choice for many of the most prestigious university Hebrew studies programs world-wide.