Tel Aviv University International MA in Archaeology & History of the Land of the Bible

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Program Description

The International MA Program in Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible is a unique program of the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, in collaboration with the International School at Tel Aviv University. The program is the only one of its kind in Israel and in the world, allowing students from a variety of countries across the globe to study the Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible – IN the Land of the Bible.
 
The program offers a unique window into the country’s perplexing and complex past, while introducing students to issues of theory and methodology. Over the course of the program students will explore the periods between the mid-second millennium BCE through the Muslim conquest in the seventh century CE. This will be done through the study of archaeological finds, biblical text and Ancient Near Eastern texts that illuminate the economic and social structures, diplomatic and political relations and religious practices of the inhabitants of ancient Israel, as well as tours of archaeological sites.
 
Throughout the third semester students will gain fieldwork experience in some of the most exciting excavations conducted in Israel by TAU scholars, in a four to six weeks excavation program. The International program in Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible can be taken as a one year MA program (without thesis), as a two year MA program (with thesis), or as a one year credited course program towards a PhD
 
 

For more information, contact:

Nadin Reshef
(p): 972 3 -640 8099
(f): 972 3 640 6883
 

Bar Ilan University International MBA

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Program Description

The International M.B.A. program at Bar Ilan University’s Center of Economics and Business is a challenging program that is international in scope, intimate in scale and designed for success in the new millennium.
 
You will be exposed to global perspectives and real-world applications that allow you to master the complexities of today’s demanding and evolving world of business. You will also learn the essence of entrepreneurship and how determination combined with a solid academic foundation can turns ideas into new business realities. The International M.B.A./Kollel allows students to combine M.B.A. studies in English with Torah studies at the Institute for Advanced Torah Studies on campus.
 

Israel Pathways - Israel Corps

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Program Description

Volunteer alongside Israeli peers and make an impact in a community in Israel’s Galilee region. Choose between the Social Entrepreneurship Track in Kiryat Shmona or the Coexistence and Ecology Track on Kibbutz Harduf for Israel’s version of the Peace Corps! Live in the same town that you serve, gaining a real world connection to Israeli society and its people. Throughout the program, you will participate in entrepreneurship and coexistence training, professional-development workshops, Jewish service-learning courses, project mentorship, and volunteer placements. Along the way, participants will crisscross the country on a series of travel experiences that take you beyond the typical tour.
 
Israel Corps is specially subsidized in partnership with the Jewish Agency’s “Project TEN: Global Tikkun Olam” initiative, a service learning initiative supporting communities throughout the world and in Israel. As a part of Project TEN, eligible Israel Corps participants only pay $1,300, and the program covers meals, accommodations, activities, travel seminars and more.
 
 

For more information, contact:

Yael Silverman 
(p):013 219 7850

 

 

IDC - M.A. in Government: Thesis Track

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Program Description

The M.A. in Government with Thesis at IDC Herzliya Lauder School of Government Diplomacy and Strategy is intended for students who plan scholarly careers involving research and teaching. While research is at the core of the program, it also includes a selection of core and elective courses as well as directed study with a faculty advisor.
 
The program offers basic and advanced courses in government, politics, and international affairs, as well as interdisciplinary skills and will provide you with a practical and theoretical understanding of the field.
 

*Please note that receiving a Masa scholarship does not imply automatic acceptance to IDC.  The IDC application is a separate process and acceptance is dependent on meeting academic criteria.  

 

 

Midreshet Lindenbaum Darkaynu

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Program Description

Midreshet Lindenbaum offers a combination of a rigorous, challenging learning program and a supportive religious environment that encourages students to develop and to delve, to discuss and to debate, and ultimately to decide on a more mature and profound commitment to Torah and Mitzvot. Yeshivat Darkaynu is a new and innovative program developed for religious young men with special needs who are looking for the perfect way to spend a year in Israel.
 
The program is designed for students who want to continue their learning, develop vocational skills, build independence, improve self-esteem and expand their love of Israel and the Jewish people. Yeshivat Darkaynu is an intimate, "sidestreaming" program that is professionally staffed, highly structured and aims to meet the individual, special needs of its students.
 

Tel Aviv University International MA in Social Work Specializing in Crisis & Trauma Studies

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Program Description

Want to study coping with stress, crisis and trauma in a living laboratory for research and practice? Over the years, Israeli scholars and practitioners have developed considerable knowledge and models of intervention in these areas, and Tel Aviv University’s academic staff has been at the forefront of these developments.
 
The Bob Shapell School of Social Work’s new M.A. program in Coping with Stress, Crisis and Trauma encompasses both public disasters and personal life crises: terror, war, and natural disasters in the public realm, along with such stressors as immigration, domestic violence, divorce, illness and bereavement in the personal realm.
 

For more information, contact:

 

Tel Aviv University International MA in Conflict Resolution & Mediation

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Program Description

Taught in English, the International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is a full-time program open to Israeli and international students interested in developing their knowledge and skills in the field of dispute resolution.
 
Designed for passionate students with strong educational backgrounds, significant professional drive, and (preferably) considerable professional experience, the program will provide you with the opportunity to engage critically with international relations issues and social and political thought concerned with the study of conflict and peace and their applications in empirical case-study material.
 

For more information, contact:

(p): +972-3-640-6640
(f): +972-3-640-7426
 

Haifa University - MA in Peace & Conflict Management Studies

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Program Description

The MA in Peace and Conflict Management Studies at the University of Haifa combines an in-depth understanding of theory with applications from a regional and international perspective. Students will investigate ethno-national, cultural and religious conflicts in deeply divided societies. They will study and evaluate different approaches to conflict management and peacemaking, while immersing themselves in a region that offers a great deal of relevant real-life case studies.
 
The interdisciplinary program was created to give students a solid background of theoretical knowledge as well as hands-on field experience. The program focuses on the nature of conflicts and how they develop, peace processes and the ways to foster them, research methodology and field practicum. In addition to the practicum, students will gain exposure to NGOs for Arab-Jewish and Israeli-Palestinian coexistence and Middle East peace processes. The curriculum includes both thesis and non-thesis tracks, and takes place over the course of three semesters.
 
Graduates with a degree in peace and conflict management studies may become researchers, educators, mediators, negotiators, government officials, activists, professionals in organizations focused on human rights, dispute resolution, environmental protection, international law and human and economic development.
 
Open to college graduates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
 

For more information, contact:

Admissions Office
(p) 972-4-824-0766
(f) 972-4-824-0391
 

Tlalim - Zoom Israel

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Program Description

Spend five months in Tel Aviv gaining media/technology skills and experiencing life in the capital of Israeli cool. Return home with a marketable background in photography, film, and graphic design. Whether you want to explore a new career path or learn for fun, Zoom Israel is about enriching yourself and finding inspiration in the Land of Milk and Honey.
 
You will have the opportunity to take courses in photography, film, and graphic design. Each skills course is taught by local professionals in training centers that service Israeli students as well. In addition to learning cutting edge media/technology, the Zoom Israel program includes a series of educational programs and tours in the Tel Aviv area and beyond. These enrichment experiences are scheduled throughout the program and are designed to expose you to contemporary Israeli society, the intricacies of Jewish history, and the stunning beauty of Israel's ecology on a deeper level than a typical tour.
 

For more information, please contact:

Yael Miriam
(p): 013 219 7850
yael@israelpathways.com

Learning at Pardes

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By Zach Margulies, Pardes
 
After my first month at Pardes, I started getting into the routine of classes, and developed a pretty good sense of how the rest of the year would look.
 
They way we learn here is very different from the way we learn in college; in college, classes meet two or three times a week for an hour at a time, and the bulk of the work is done at home, alone.