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Israel/Middle Eastern Studies

Shvilim - Knowledge Leadership Experience

Program Description

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Action / Volunteering 
  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-22 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Midreshet Hashiluv Natur 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Shvilim - Knowledge Leadership Experience 
  • Price:
  • $ 16500 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 01,2017 - June 30,2018  Apply to this program

Betar - Media

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Program Description

This program is conducted in Russian.

  • Main Subject: Professional Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Communications/Media, Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 21-30 
  • Language:
  • Russian, English 
  • Organizer:
  • World Betar 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Betar - Media 
  • Price:
  • $ 11600 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 30,2017 - June 30,2018  Apply to this program

Aardvark Israel - Year

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Program Description

Aardvark Israel Programs offer Jewish students from around the world the opportunity to “MAKE ISRAEL YOURS,” by providing a tailor-made, modular curriculum, so students can build a customized experience in Israel.  Aardvark offers volunteering and internships, the chance to study and earn university academic credit, an opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Israel through trips and excursions, and independent living in apartments in the center of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.  Our experienced staff and high ratio of staff to students allow Aardvark to cater to the different interests of our international student population.


You can customize your experience even further by choosing one of our

 

Special Interest Add-Ons:


- Israeli Military Track, including Marva basic training in the Israeli Army
- Mind-Body Track (Psychology and Medicine track), including volunteering with Magen David Adom ambulances
- Entrepreneurship Track
- Law and Government Track
- Sea Sports Track
- Social Media and Communication Track
- Nepal Cultural Exchange

Highlights

- Live in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
- Opportunities for international travel to Europe, Africa and Asia
- Unique internship and volunteering opportunities

  • Main Subject: Experiential Programs, Freshman Year Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Advocacy, Education, Intensive Hebrew Language, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Action / Volunteering 
  • Duration:
  • 4, 4.5, 5, 9, 11.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-21 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Aardvark Tourism Ltd 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Aardvark Israel - Year 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 28,2017 - May 23,2018, , $21490   Apply to this program
  • August 28,2017 - May 23,2018, , $19990   Apply to this program
  • August 28,2017 - December 28,2017, , $11990   Apply to this program
  • January 08,2018 - December 27,2018, , $11990   Apply to this program
  • January 08,2018 - June 11,2018, , $19990   Apply to this program
  • January 08,2018 - May 23,2018, , $11990   Apply to this program

Aardvark International

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Program Description

Aardvark International combines a dynamic Israel program with travel to EIGHT different countries allowing students to further cultivate their knowledge of the Jewish People’s history in the Diaspora, experience different cultures, and learn about Israel’s place in the international community.  In Israel, the program offers Jewish students the opportunity to “MAKE ISRAEL YOURS,” by providing a tailor-made, modular curriculum, so students can build a customized experience in Israel.  Aardvark offers volunteering and internships, the chance to study and earn university academic credit, an opportunity to explore the hidden gems of Israel through trips and excursions, and independent living in apartments in the center of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.  Our experienced staff and high ratio of staff to students allow Aardvark to cater to the different interests of our international student population.


Complementing the Israel experience, Aardvark International participants will travel once a month to a foreign country (France, Spain, Czech Republic, China, Ethiopia, Italy, Germany, and Holland.) This program is perfect for students who love to travel and want to have a unique, global adventure.


In addition, students may customize their experience even further by choosing one of our


Special Interest Add-Ons:


- Israeli Military Track, including Marva basic training in the Israeli Army
- Mind-Body Track (Psychology and Medicine track), including volunteering with Magen David Adom ambulances
- Entrepreneurship Track
- Law and Government Track
- Sea Sports Track
- Social Media and Communication Track
- Nepal Cultural Exchange

Highlights

- Live in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
- International travel to Europe, Africa and Asia
- Unique internship and volunteering opportunities
- Live with students from all over the world
- Earn university academic credit

  • Main Subject: Experiential Programs, Freshman Year Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Advocacy, Education, Intensive Hebrew Language, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Action / Volunteering 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-21 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Aardvark Tourism Ltd 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Aardvark International 
  • Price:
  • $ 19990 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 28,2017 - May 23,2018  Apply to this program

Hebrew University - MA in Bible & teh Ancient Near East

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Program Description

Offered in conjunction with the Department of Bible and the Institute of Archaeology and the Ancient Near East
   
This two-year program is designed for students who wish to study contemporary Biblical (Hebrew scriptures) studies, providing grounding in Biblical as well as Modern Hebrew. Students specialize in one of two tracks: 
 
1. The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context. In this specialization, students study the historical, cultural, and geographical context in which the Bible was composed, as well as its impact on later cultural and historical contexts and events.  
 
2. The Bible and the Ancient Near East. In addition to studying the Bible in its immediate regional context, students acquire a sound knowledge of the history and culture of the Ancient Near East, including the study of Akkadian. (Students may also choose to study other ancient languages, such as Egyptian, Ugartic, or Greek.)  
 
The M.A. program consists of 42 credits over four consecutive semesters, including required courses in Biblical Hebrew, Akkadian, History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, and Introduction to Biblical Literature, as well as elective courses and tutorials. Group tutorials are offered in Biblical Aramaic and Targum Onqalos. 
 
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 8.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • The Hebrew University - Rothberg International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hebrew University - MA in Bible & teh Ancient Near East 
  • Price:
  • $ 12000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 22,2017 - July 01,2018  Apply to this program

Hebrew University - MA in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

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Program Description

  
An  intensive integrated program  designed for students who wish to study the Middle East: religion, politics, societies, history, and cultures. The program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Students have the opportunity to study with some of the leading scholars in the field, while living in Jerusalem, one of the most important and dynamic cities of the Middle East. Graduates of the program have assumed positions in government service, relevant NGOs and journalism and other areas.
 
The M.A. program consists of 36 credits over three consecutive semesters, including one required seminar in Historiography and electives. Courses are available in the modern period as well as in a range of disciplines in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, including medieval and early modern history, religion, anthropology, literature, the arts and Arabic language. Students who demonstrate an adequate knowledge of Arabic are required to deepen and expand their language skills by studying modern and classical texts of an ideological, historical, social, religious, or literary nature, in tutorials or through courses offered in the Faculty of Humanities. Students who demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of Arabic and Hebrew may take courses in other Middle Eastern and Islamic languages, such as Modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, Urdu, and Swahili, or in relevant European languages, such as French or German.
 
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 10.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • The Hebrew University - Rothberg International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hebrew University - MA in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Price:
  • $ 18000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 22,2017 - September 06,2018  Apply to this program

Hebrew University - MA in Israel Studies: Politics and Society

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Program Description

Offered in conjunction with the Departments of Political Science and of Sociology and Anthropology.
 
This one year program is designed for students who are interested in Israeli politics and society, providing them with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of Israel, including the study of history, politics, anthropology, culture and religion. Graduates may pursue careers in foreign affairs, NGOs, journalism, and academia. 
 
Courses from the M.A. program in Israel Studies are also open to visiting graduate students on a one year or semester basis.  
  
The M.A. program consists of 42 credits over three consecutive semesters (16 credits are required courses + 18 credits are elective courses and 8 credits in seminar papers). Students will be expected to conclude all courses for credit with a grade based on either an exam or written paper. Two of these papers must be seminar papers (4 credits each). 
 
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 10.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • The Hebrew University - Rothberg International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hebrew University - MA in Israel Studies: Politics and Society 
  • Price:
  • $ 17000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 22,2017 - September 06,2018  Apply to this program

Ben-Gurion University - MA in Israel Studies

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Program Description

The Israel Studies International Program (ISIP) provides students with a comprehensive state-of-the-art background in key subjects and research methods in Israel Studies. The knowledge and skills that students acquire, provides a solid foundation for those intending to pursue doctoral degrees in related fields. The program is aimed at students who wish to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of Israel and its development. With the highest concentration of Israel studies experts in the world, the Institute aims, through the International MA in Israel Studies, to share its unique insights into the Jewish People’s renewal in its homeland. The program trains its students to be leaders in their own communities – equipped with a high level of knowledge and understanding of Israel’s past and present, and poised to address the needs of the future.
 
A degree in Israel Studies is of value for candidates seeking to enter administrative, diplomatic, civil society, or teaching positions related to Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish world.
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Advocacy, Coexistence, Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Action / Volunteering, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 8, 12 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Ben-Gurion University - MA in Israel Studies 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 22,2017 - June 22,2018, SEDE BOKER, $10000   Apply to this program

Solidarity of Nations - Achvat Amim

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Program Description

Achvat Amim, which means "solidarity of nations" in Hebrew, is a new 5 month volunteer experience in Jerusalem that directly engages with the reality of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on the core value of self-determination for all peoples. Achvat Amim is renewing the conversation on Jewish Peoplehood and Zionism for the 21st century. Together, we build a dynamic learning community in which we explore and shape Jewish culture and identity as individuals and as part of a greater whole, engage with the challenging realities in Israel and the West Bank, and build on the rich history and traditions of which we are a living part.

 

Achvat Amim is a framework for meaningful volunteer work with leading Israeli human rights organizations, including Rabbis for Human Rights, which do grassroots work with Israelis and Palestinians in and around Jerusalem. Achvat Amim focuses on developing practical skills in community development and education through intensive volunteer projects and engaging with social change and human rights movements. The program combines learning programs, outdoor experiences, seminars, and trips around the country with working on real projects with leading human rights organizations.

 

Join us in building a future rooted in the Jewish values of Tzedek (Justice), Shalom (Peace), and Achvat Amim (Solidarity of Nations).

 

Find out more: achvatamim.org

 

 

Ruchani Track 

A 5 month experience in Jerusalem for human rights and justice work informed by Torah learning, Jewish values, and practice. 

 

In addition to the core Achvat Amim program of volunteering and learning, this track provides an opportunity for halachically rooted Jewish living and spiritual practice, as well as rigorous and reflective Jewish learning, as a foundation upon which to engage with issues of the conflict, justice work and human rights. 

 

Find out more: achvatamim.org/ruchani

 

Highlights

- Volunteer doing grassroots work with leading Israeli human rights organizations

- Live in Jerusalem, a city of diversity, conflict, and beauty

- Build Jewish community and shape a collective culture

- Develop leadership and community organizing skills by taking responsibility for Tikkun Olam on the ground Learn Hebrew and Arabic

- Make lifelong connections with Israelis, Palestinians and people from all over the world

 

 

To learn more about this program you can contact:

Daniel Roth, director

Phone: +972 52 832 8595
Email: daniel@achvatamim.org
http://www.achvatamim.org/
 

 

 

 

  • Main Subject: Volunteer Programs
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  • Keywords:
  • Coexistence, International Humanitarian Work, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Leadership, Social Action / Volunteering 
  • Duration:
  • 5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Havatzelet- Hashomer Hatzair 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Solidarity of Nations - Achvat Amim 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 04,2017 - January 30,2018, JERUSALEM, $8500   Apply to this program
  • February 06,2018 - July 02,2018, JERUSALEM, $8500   Apply to this program

Haifa University MA in Diplomacy

Program Description

The dynamics of the contemporary, complex, interconnected and highly-charged international environment presents new challenges for scholars, policy analysts and decision makers, both at the global level and in the context of the Middle East. Against this backdrop, the MA Program in Diplomacy Studies is intended to elucidate the role of diplomacy as a main vehicle and mechanism for systematically addressing multilateral issues, which can no longer be effectively dealt with exclusively from a narrow unilateral or bilateral vantage point.
 
The focus on the role of collaborative diplomatic mechanisms is designed to provide students with new insights, concepts and analytical tools for fully understanding the enhanced functions of diplomacy in this new setting. The program in Diplomacy Studies is primarily intended for practitioners, who are employed in a variety of public and private international, transnational and multilateral organizations, future diplomats, and interested academics abroad and in Israel. At the completion of the program, students will receive an MA in Political Science, with a specialization in Diplomacy Studies.

Highlights

An important element of the program will be the simulated analysis of concrete diplomatic decision games and action games. In the course of this simulation, the students will experiment with a range of diplomatic (and strategic) concepts, techniques and scenarios in a controlled and structured effort to emulate real-time crisis situations, with emphasis on the mechanisms and tools for mitigating and defusing them.
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Advocacy, Coexistence, Government, International Humanitarian Work, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Action / Volunteering, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 10, 12 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • University Of Haifa - International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Haifa University MA in Diplomacy 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 15,2017 - October 12,2018, HAIFA, $10000   Apply to this program