The New York Times Student Journey: Jerusalem & Amman - Israel and Jordan: Conflict and Peace

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has ignited impassioned debate for more than a century. Delve into perspectives on all sides of this enduring and deeply personal conflict as you seek to better understand its origins and complications. With a New ... read more

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has ignited impassioned debate for more than a century. Delve into perspectives on all sides of this enduring and deeply personal conflict as you seek to better understand its origins and complications. With a New York Times expert and your group leaders, explore the nuances and impacts of this longstanding struggle.

In a land of great significance to Jews, Christians and Muslims, journey through Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and the West Bank, aiming for a balanced understanding of the historical events and contexts that have contributed to the current conflict.

Continue to Jordan to delve deeper into the efforts of those working for peace in the Middle East. Meet with local civilians, religious leaders, activists, politicians, journalists and students to hear personal stories and brainstorm solutions. Emerge with greater insight into the complexities of the conflict and bring home a new appreciation for the depth of politics, culture, religion and emotion that permeate Israeli-Palestinian relations and relationships.

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High School
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  • Summer
  • Short Term
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