About Us

Personal details
Name: As'ad Musa 'Odeh
Address: Kababeer, Carmel Mount., Haifa
Tel: +972 (0)4 8360727
 
Formal Education
  • “Al-Ahmadiyya” local primary school in Kababeer.
  • Graduated both junior high & high school in the Haifa Educational Complex run by the Catholic Church (Convent of Nazareth School) under the supervision of the Ministry of Education, [Matriculation certificate].
  • Read Math & Computer sciences, Statistics, Political science and Natural sciences, Criminology and Woman studies at Haifa University.
  • Major in Arabic language & literature in Haifa University, BA from Haifa University in Arabic language & literature, and Inter-disciplinary studies.
  • Completed his MA studies in Arabic Language & Literature in Haifa University, and currently engaged in finalizing his theses comprising a study of specific aspects of Arabic Philology.
 
Professional practical experience
  • Works as linguistic editor, proofreader and prepares of various Arabic texts to print since the age of 19.
  • Since 2003 works also as tri-lingual translator providing translation services from Hebrew & English into Arabic & vice versa.
  • Worked as linguist editor and proofreader in the daily “Al- Itihad”, in the paper: “Haifana” & in the literature quarterly “Masharef” and other publications.
  • Had been employed by “ROAA Translation & Publishing” as translator, editor & proofreader for a long time, [2003-2010] and now is works for them as freelancer.
  • Publishes a regular column in the weekly “Haifa” and also publish articles in  national & international journals, such as: “Al- Bushra” & “Al- Taqwa” and in the daily: “Al- Itihad” and in the on-line journal: “Kadita”.
  • Engaged in writing and creative work within the area of Arabic language and literature, and active in the community.
  • Since 2010, a full member of ITA – The Israeli Translators Association.
 
Social and community contribution

* Participates willingly in various social, cultural and educational activities within the community:

  • Since 2010, serving voluntarily as secretary/facilitator for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Israel, in all matters concerning texts publication.
  • Since 1993, involved in production & presenting of social and cultural program in MTA International- The Global Islamic Ahmadi satellite channel.
  • In the period of 2000-2004, served as the general secretary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Israel. [A volunteer job].
 
 
Languages
Arabic, Hebrew, English, German
 
Computer skills and know how
Word, Excel, Access, Power-Point,

Operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 98.2K

 
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