IFSA/Alliance: Jerusalem - Diversity and Coexistence

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The Diversity and Coexistence program at Hebrew University offers a unique opportunity for undergraduates to explore the intersections between identity, religion, community, nationalism and diversity in the city of coexistence — Jerusalem. Student... read more

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April 09, 2014 The Time Of My Life.
While it would have been nice to study arabic language in an Arab country, Israel was a safe and stable alternative given the current political climate, and still provided great access to native speakers. I learned a great deal about all three Abrahamic religions, increased my knowledge of the Arabic language, and got a great pe... - Trinity University View Entire Review
I learned about what it means to be an artist. I learned a lot about Judiasm and my Russian Jewish identity. I learned to be more independent. - University of Rochester View Entire Review

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The Diversity and Coexistence program at Hebrew University offers a unique opportunity for undergraduates to explore the intersections between identity, religion, community, nationalism and diversity in the city of coexistence — Jerusalem. Students engage in an interdisciplinary study of Israel’s approach to pluralism and social cohesion. Beyond the classroom the Alliance introduces students to Israelis representing a variety of religious, ethnic and sexual identities, as well as different political and socio-economic backgrounds. Students delve into the compelling and complicated variety of identities of immigrants and other citizens who may see themselves as Jewish before Israeli, or Israeli before Arab, or gay and Zionist, or Christian, Arab, and then Israeli. 

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Peace Studies, Conflict Resolution
  • Middle/Near Eastern Languages, Literature
  • Near Eastern Studies, Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Hebrew Language, Literature
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • Arabic Language and Literature
Minimum GPA:
3.0
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$2,000

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