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Jewish Studies

Machal Deromi

Program Description

  • Website:
  • http://south.machal.michlalah.edu/ 
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Age:
  • 17-20 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Machal Deromi 
  • Accommodation:
  • University Dorms 
  • Meals:
  • Half Board (1 or 2 meals a day) 

Mayanot Institute Program

Program Description

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  • https://www.facebook.com/Mayanot/ 
  • Website:
  • http://www.mayanot.edu 
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Duration:
  • 4, 9, 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-31 
  • Organizer:
  • Mayanot Institute of Jewish Studies 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Mayanot Institute Program 
  • Accommodation:
  • Rented Apartment(s) 
  • Meals:
  • Full Board (3 meals a day) 
  • Program Dates:
  • Mayanot Institute - Year Progran, August 22,2018 - June 22,2019, $12400   Apply to this program
  • Mayanot Institute - Mentor Program, October 10,2018 - August 10,2019, $12400   Apply to this program
  • Mayanot Institute - Southern Hemisphere Year Program, January 16,2019 - October 16,2019, $12400   Apply to this program
  • Mayanot Institute - Spring Program, May 06,2019 - September 05,2019, $5600   Apply to this program
  • Mayanot Institute - Summer Program, July 10,2019 - November 10,2019, $5600   Apply to this program

Hebrew University - Master Programs

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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. 
 
Develop academic and practical expertise in conflict transformation, conflict resolution, problem solving, and negotiation. Our program emphasizes the sources of domestic and external conflicts – both in general and in Israel specifically. It explores the methods, techniques, and strategies that can help manage and resolve these conflicts. One year program.
Study with top faculty to gain a solid foundation and broad understanding of the field. Choose from courses in textual studies, history, philosophy, language, and culture ranging from late antiquity through the modern period. An optional Religious Studies Track is available. One year program.
Deepen your knowledge of this dynamic region of strategic importance. Courses span the topics of religion, politics, societies, history, and cultures in this intensive program. Emphasis is placed on the modern history of the Middle East. Study of Literary Arabic through the advanced level. One year program.
Take a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of Israel, including its history, politics, anthropology, culture, and religion. Gain cutting-edge academic knowledge about Israel’s political system, sociological complexity, internal dynamics, and geopolitical role. One year program.
Choose from more than 20 academic courses with top legal experts from Israel, Europe, and North America. Gain a theoretical understanding of the field and study relevant cases from historical and comparative perspectives. One year program.
Study in the leading master’s program in the field! Our only two-year master’s program is dedicated to contemporary Biblical studies and provides a foundation in both Biblical and Modern Hebrew. You will specialize in one of two tracks: The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context, or The Bible and the Ancient Near East. This program is a gateway to doctoral studies at top institutions around the world. Two year program.
Explore emerging global business trends through data analysis and the development of sustainable business models. Learn to create services and products for global markets and have the opportunity to explore the Israeli business world. Intern in an Israeli company, and meet with business leaders from Israel’s hi-tech industry during site visits. One year program.
Join a team of leaders in the nonprofit world to gain cutting-edge skills as well as theoretical and practical knowledge in management, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Two optional specialization tracks are available: the Tikkun Olam social action and coexistence program, which includes an internship and enrichment program in Tel Aviv or Jaffa; or the Global Leadership Institute enrichment program with the Jewish Agency for Israel, which offers experiential leadership training. One year program.

Netzach Sarah - Bnot Yehuda

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Program Description

Bnot Yehuda for English speakers is a teachers' training seminary in Yerushalayim geared to the highly motivated Bais Yaakov high school graduate.
 
The challenging curriculum is complemented by integrated living and learning experience in Israel, which includes touring, volunteering and learning about the country's history.
 

For more information, please contact:

In the U.S:
Ruthie Goldman
7183394747
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-19 
  • Organizer:
  • Netzach Sarah 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Netzach Sarah - Bnot Yehuda 
  • Price:
  • $ 15500 
  • Accommodation:
  • Rented Apartment(s) 
  • Meals:
  • Full Board (3 meals a day) 
  • Program Dates:
  • Netzach Sarah - Bnot Yehuda - September 2018, August 28,2018 - June 17,2019  Apply to this program

Pardes

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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.

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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

 

Midreshet HaRova Overseas Program

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Program Description

Midreshet Harova offers an ideal setting for mature and motivated women from Israel and around the world who wish to achieve spiritual and intellectual growth in a religious Zionist framework that combines intimate settings with the resources of a large educational institution. Its open intellectual environment, combined with a wide variety of faculty, is particularly attractive to the creative student interested in exploring a range of ideas and approaches.
 
Students participate in a full day of learning focused on chevruta study, and development of textual skills that create the necessary basis for continued learning and growth after leaving the Midrasha. Programs focusing on current events and the political situation in Israel are a regular part of the informal education program, as is an annual journey to Poland that serves as the focal point of the Midrasha’s Holocaust education program.
  • Facebook:
  • www.facebook.com/mharova 
  • Website:
  • http://www.harova.org 
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-20 
  • Organizer:
  • Midreshet HaRova 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Midreshet HaRova Overseas Program 
  • Price:
  • $ 28000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Rented Apartment(s) 
  • Meals:
  • Full Board (3 meals a day) 
  • Program Dates:
  • Midreshet HaRova Overseas Program - 2018-2019, August 14,2018 - June 12,2019  Apply to this program

Tlalim - Israel By Choice

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Program Description

Israel By Choice is a 5 or 10 month program for high school graduates who are not involved in youth movements from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa who want to spend a creative gap year in Israel exploring the land, the people and their Jewish identity.
 
Participants explore their own boundaries and interests through the choices they make throughout the program and form relationships with Israeli students. As a non-affiliated program, IBC allows participants from all Jewish backgrounds to learn from each other and to learn from and about  all different aspects of Israeli society.
 

For more information, please contact:

 

Lisa Karney
Sidney
Australia and New Zealand
program coordinator
0414873470
lkarney.ibc@gmail.com

 

Tayla Cohen
Melbourne -Australia
Program Coordinator
0401707242
tcohen.ibc@gmail.com

 

IBC - Office
Infoibc@masatlalim.com

 

Ohr Somayach Institutions - Derech

Program Description

The Derech Institute for Torah Studies at Ohr Somayach is designed for motivated post-high school students who may not have had a strong formal Jewish education but who have the intellectual capabilities and motivation to independently study classical Jewish texts.
 
Daily, in-depth shiurim in Talmud, Mishnah and Gemara will teach you vocabulary, reading skills and textual analysis and provide you with background information and an introduction to the fascinating world of classical Talmudic commentaries of all periods. Chesed (giving to others) activities such as packing food parcels for poor families, helping the elderly, and mentoring underprivileged youth are also an integral part of the curriculum.
 
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  • www.derechinstitute.com 
  • Website:
  • http://www.derechinstitute.com 
  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies
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  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-21 
  • Organizer:
  • Ohr Somayach Institutions 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Ohr Somayach Institutions - Derech 
  • Price:
  • $ 22500 
  • Accommodation:
  • University Dorms 
  • Meals:
  • Full Board (3 meals a day) 
  • Program Dates:
  • Derech - Ohr Somayach, September 07,2018 - June 07,2019  Apply to this program