Raphael Sappan, Israeli linguist. Recipient Ansky prize City of Ramat-Gan, 1967. Served with British Army, 1945-1946, Israeli Army, 1948-1949.; Member Israeli Association Applied Linguistics (secretariat 1976-1978), International Linguistic Association, Association Jewish Studies, World Union Jewish Studies.
Lecturer, University Haifa, 1968-1970. Visiting assistant professor University Toronto, 1970-1972. Senior lecturer University Beer-Sheva, 1973-1978.
Senior visiting lecturer Bar-Ilan University, University Haifa, 1979-1980. Visiting associate professor University Manitoba (Canada), Winnipeg, 1981-1982, Hebrew University Jerusalem, 1982-1983, University Franch Comtè, Besançon, 1983-1985, University Lyon III, 1985-1986. Visiting fellow Oxford Center Postgraduate Hebrew Studies, 1986-1987.
Visiting professor University Toronto, since 1987.