(B.A. 1986; M.A. 1992 Hebrew University of Jerusalem; PhD. 1997 Leiden University) has been teaching English syntax, grammar, morphology, semantics, and pragmatics at Al-Qasemi college and English for academic purposes at Zefat Academic College since 2009. Previously (1998- 2008), he taught linguistics, English syntax and pragmatics at the Arab Academic college-Haifa from 1998-2008. He is interested in natural language syntax, negation, metaphor, proper names and Sufi discourse.