Hebrew University- Iberian & Latin American Studies and the Middle East- Graduate Non-Degree Program

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Program Description

This special graduate semester program, taught in Spanish, explores the relationship between Israel and Latin America.  The program provides tools for understanding the relations between the two regions from  comprehensive, interdisciplinary perspectives, including religious issues, migratory movements, cultural contacts, mutual commerce and trade, current literary trends, political participation of minorities, and social inclusion and exclusion.
 
The program also includes courses in English, Spanish and Hebrew, the possibility of internships in public or private organizations, participation in research projects and fieldwork, tutorials with professors from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, meetings with public figures and private seminars for Israeli and Arab researchers, meetings with guest professors from prestigious universities abroad, and extracurricular activities.
 

For more information, contact:

972-2-5883482
 

Tel Aviv University International MA in Migration Studies

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Program Description

Filling a void in universities in Israel, the Middle East and around the globe, the International MA Program in Migration Studies is an interdisciplinary, one year graduate degree focused on international migration. Taught by experts in the field at one of the world’s leading Social Sciences Faculty, this program brings the experience of a country that was built on migrants into the classroom. Practical courses give students the opportunity to expand their real-life skills and expertise to pursue careers in public policy, international affairs, politics, academia, and non-profits.
 
With courses ranging from Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees: Legal and Ethical Issues, and Ethnic Identification in the Context of Migration, students get to experience this field through multiple lenses in order to fully explore the complexities of these issues. Through this program, our diverse student body gains the theories, tools and hands-on experience to explore the newest trends, compare immigration policies and debate some of the most controversial issues in today’s globalized world.

Highlights

Earn an MA in one intensive year.
Be part of an international and diverse student body
Understand the issues of migration from an interdisciplinary approach 
Learn from exceptional professors and leading experts in the field
Understand the global complexities of migration through the local context of Israel 
Get hands-on experience and practical tools through internships and organized   
              trips
 

For more information, contact:

 
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ART-TEL-Hebrew Language as a Culture (Milhauz)

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Program Description

“Art-Tel: Hebrew language as culture” program offers an opportunity to study Hebrew professionally, effectively and efficiently. A fast pace of studying and the effectiveness of the educational process is achieved through combining an intensive course of Hebrew,  courses of the language history, the language structure, the language’s influence on culture, modern Israeli literature and other disciplines. The “Art-Tel” program also includes political science and journalism lectures, tours around Israel, volunteer work and entertaining meetings with Israeli students. The program’s participants live in comfortable apartments in the center of Ramat Gan, with convenient transport nearby and it takes only 20 minutes on a bike to arrive at the seaside.
 
For whom:
- For those, who would like to quickly and effectively to master the basics of Hebrew.
- For those, who are interested in Jewish and Israeli culture and the connection between language and culture.
- For those, who are interested in interacting with Israel and getting acquainted with the Israeli.

Highlights

- Living and studying in the economic and cultural centre of Israel. You'll be in the middle of the action, with easy and comfortable travel to any part of Israel, while combining studying, working and recreation on a daily basis.
- Live in spacious, furnished, 3-4 room, fully applianced apartments will allow you to fully enjoy the experience of an independent life in Tel Aviv.
- High quality complete course of Hebrew. The course of Hebrew lasts through the whole program. We offer an individual approach, groups of different levels, 350 hours within 5 months.
 

ART-TEL-Architecture / Urban Design (Milhauz)

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Program Description

The program is for the graduated architects and it’s offering a unique opportunity to combine studying together with the Israeli students on the M.A. of The Academy of Arts “Bezalel” “Urban design and Architecture” specialty with studying Hebrew and living in Ramat Gan (Tel Aviv).

The program’s participants live in comfortable apartments in the centre of Ramat Gan town, there is a convenient transport hub nearby and it takes only 20 minutes on a bike to arrive at the seaside.

Programs advantages:

  • Living and studying in the economic and cultural centre of Israel.

It enables you to:

  • constantly be in the middle of the action,
  • easily and comfortably travel to any part of Israel,
  • combine studying, working and recreation on a daily basis.

 

  • Self-dependence. Residence in spacious, furnitured, 3-4 room, fully applianced apartments will allow you to fully enjoy the experience of an independent life in Tel Aviv.

 

  • High quality complete course of Hebrew. The course of Hebrew lasts through the whole program.

 

  • Studying on the M.A. course in the Acadedy of Arts Bezalel (in English).

 

  • Adjacent courses, which enrich and expand the picture of Israel and the Jewish culture.

 

For whom:

  • For those, who are looking forward to work in their specialty in Israel;
  • For those, who are interested to take a look at the architecture and urban design from another perspective and make professional contacts in Israel;
  • For those, who are interested in the academic studies in the Academy of Arts and Design “Bezalel” on the course of “Architecture and Urban Design”;
  • For those who want to make professional contacts in Israel.

*Upon finishing the program the participants are provided with a certificate of the Academy of Arts and Design “Bezalel”. Successfully completed courses will be accounted for should the participant decide to study further.

 

ART-TEL-Art & Photography (Milhauz)

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Program Description

ART-TEL “Art & Photography” offers you an opportunity to take a look at Israel through the prism of art, photography and culture. The program assumes the attendance of exhibitions and galleries as well as the realization of your own creative project under the supervision and with the support of the curators: young Israeli artists, photographers, jewelers and sculptors. The program also includes: an intensive course of Hebrew lasting for the whole program’s period, Jewish and Israeli history course, political science and journalism lectures, tours around Israel, volunteer work and entertaining meetings with the Israeli. The program’s participants live in comfortable apartments in the center of Ramat Gan , there is a convenient transport hub nearby and it takes only 20 minutes on a bike to arrive at the seaside.
 
For whom:
- For those, who find themselves in search for inspiration and want to realize his or her ideas in a creative project using one of the following artistic means: sculpture, jewelry craft, photography or visual arts.
- For those who are interested in Jewish and Israeli art.
- For those, who want to seriously study Hebrew and start to speak it fast and easy.

Highlights

- Living and studying in the economic and cultural centre of Israel. You'll be in the middle of the action, with easy and comfortable travel to any part of Israel, while combining studying, working and recreation on a daily basis.
- Live in spacious, furnished, 3-4 room, fully applianced apartments will allow you to fully enjoy the experience of an independent life in Tel Aviv.
- High quality complete course of Hebrew. The course of Hebrew lasts through the whole program. We offer an individual approach, groups of different levels, 350 hours within 5 months.
 

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies Semester/Year

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Program Description

Interested in living, studying, and working with Israelis, Palestinians, Jordanians and other international students while developing communication and leadership skills needed for cross-cultural cooperation?
 
The Year/Semester Program at the Arava Institute is an accredited university-level program that over the course of one or two semesters will engage you in an interdisciplinary program built of rigorous courses in diverse environmental fields, a peace-building and leadership seminar, independent research (optional), and hands-on and field study components. The curriculum is made up of courses in diverse areas such as desert and marine ecology, sustainable agriculture, environmental policy, economics and law, environmental ethics, and social analysis.
 

ART-TEL

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Program Description

ART-TEL is a 5 or 10 month educational program for young people from 18 to 30. The program gives a unique opportunity to combine professionally oriented study on one of the four suggested tracks and an intensive course of Hebrew (350 hours). The participants will gain the experience of communicating with variety of different people, take part in theme excursions, and expand knowledge about Israel, its culture and traditions.
 
Masa “Art Tel” is a program that located in the center of the country that promotes establishment of contacts and social relations.  It assists further integration into the Israeli society by volunteering in different organizations and meeting Israeli peers. The program provides highly educational standard that enriches the participants with knowledge about Jewish and Israeli culture, helps them to understand their connection to Jewish people hood and the State of Israel.
 
The program is designed for those who want to study Hebrew in an intensive and effective manner (400 hours), learn more about its structure, connection to Israeli and Jewish culture.
 
The program gives opportunities of theoretical and practical study of media space.  It provides participants with meaningful skills necessary for effective work in the informational environment, promotes professional development by means of internship on studios and laboratories of Interdisciplinary Center IDC Herzliya. Additionally the program provides participants with an intensive course of Hebrew Study.
 
The program is designed for certified architects. It offers a unique opportunity of studying together with Israeli students in "Urban Design and Architecture," M.A. at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. (Courses in the Academy of Arts “Bezalel” are carried out in English)
 
The programs serves as  an entering point to Israeli modern art including visiting exhibitions, galleries, festivals, creation of personal project under guided by professional young Israeli artists, photographers. Additionally the program provides participants with an intensive course of Hebrew Study.
 

Nishmat's Alisa Flatow International Program

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Program Description

Nishmat's Alisa Flatow International program offers a unique opportunity for English-speaking women of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities to study Jewish texts in a warm and intellectually stimulating environment. 

Nishmat’s hands-on approach to Torah study teaches women skills to understand and analyze classic texts, and to reflect on how they inform modern Jewish thought and practice. We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes, allowing each student to grow in their Torah learning.

The Alisa Flatow Program prides itself on its diverse student body, exceptional and devoted scholars and Rabbis, and the opportunity to study Torah in the larger context of a bustling Beit Midrash with a variety of learners.

Courses such as Tanach (Bible), Halacha (Jewish Law), Talmud, Ethics and Jewish Philosophy, place emphasis on learning with a partner; students are encouraged to explore difficult questions and to hone their text skills.

Our warm and supportive faculty is available in and out of the classroom, taking time to help students in their personal development and spiritual growth. Faculty members and Nishmat alumnae across Israel open their homes to students for Shabbat and Chagim.

In addition to formal classes, we offer a full extra-curricular program, including volunteer placement in the local community and organized trips to nature and historical sites throughout Israel.

Nishmat's English speakers bring their varied educational and professional experience to form their own supportive community of women growing in Judaism. At the same time, they are part of the larger Israeli Nishmat community, sharing Shabbatonim and holidays together in their home away from home.

 

For more information, contact:

Sharon Schamroth study@nishmat.net

info@nishmat.net

Phone: +972 (0) 2 640.4342

www.nishmat.net

 

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Program Description

The Pardes Year/Semester Program offers you the opportunity to delve deeply into Jewish ideas, texts and personal questions - empowering you to make Judaism your own. You'll come away with skills, knowledge and inspiration under your belt, a lifelong community of passionate peers and mentors, and the life-changing experience of living and learning in vibrant, fascinating Jerusalem.

 

Open to university graduates and attracting a diverse cohort, the Year/Semester Program combines classic Jewish text study with the exploration of ethical, spiritual, philosophical, legal and societal issues facing the Jewish people today. Students leave Pardes with refined critical thinking, improved communication and interpersonal skills, and more nuanced and sensitive perspectives on Judaism, Israel and their own role in the world.

 

Students participate in seminar-style classes and havruta (partner study), and create a tailored program to reflect their interests.

 

Click here to meet current and former Pardes students.

Click here to view These Are Moments, a spoken word piece.

Highlights

Classes include Talmud, Bible, Jewish Philosophy, Gender and Sexuality, and more, including the following Specialty Tracks:


-Social Justice

-Self, Soul & Text

-Judaism & Conflict Resolution

-Ikarim (Essentials)

 

Pardes also offers training for current and future Jewish experiential educators and classroom teachers, including graduate degree and certificate options: www.pardes.org.il/pcje

 

For a taste of dynamic community life at Pardes, click here.

 

In addition to opportunities to explore Israel, Pardes offers international travel opportunities, including organized trips to Germany and Turkey.

 

For more information, contact:


North America
Jenna King Brill (Pardes '12-'13)
Assistant Director of Recruitment, North America
(212) 447-4333
jenna@pardes.org
 
Israel & International
Erika Dahan
Associate Director of Recruitment, Israel
+972 2 673 5210 (ext 230)
erika@pardes.org.il

 
 

Yeshivat Darche Noam/ Shapell's

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Program Description

Maximize your time devoted to Jewish learning in Israel. Be part of a group of university-educated and professional men committed to lifelong Jewish intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth. Designed for motivated men from around the world, Yeshivat Darche Noam provides its students with expert instruction in classical Jewish literature along with responsible guidance in the area of spiritual growth. Our programs cater to adults committed to making Judaism the center of their lives.
 
You will strengthen your appreciation for the broad spectrum of Torah perspectives by studying the texts upon which these approaches are based. You will form close ties with a diverse and multifaceted faculty, and visit with families representing a range of Torah lifestyles. An approach based on mutual respect and tolerance will make you an advocate for Ahavat Yisrael.
 
Students who receive approval to not live in the dormitory and live off campus  receive a $4,000 per year discount or $2,000 per half-year discount (The discount is prorated for the amount of time in the program).