Israel: A Mosaic of Cultures, Identities, and Landscapes
Dive into the unique environment of co-existing cultures, diverse points of view, and territorial schism that comprise modern Israel. This program allows you to explore issues facing the modern state as informed and shaped by its many voices, both past and present.his six-week experiential program focuses on the cultural and environmental diversity of Israel and the way that this diversity informs society, foreign policy, international security, and sustainable development. Students on the program will hear from the many voices of Israel on these issues and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
The program consists of two academic components worth three credits each: a seminar (2 weeks) and an internship OR independent research (4 weeks). Jerusalem has an abundance of historically significant sites, including the Western Wall, Ben Yehuda Street, the Dome of the Rock, the Mount of Olives, and many others. Students will also enjoy site visits in Tel Aviv and other parts of the country.
Graduate students in all majors and disciplines from any U.S. university may apply. Advanced undergraduates who have completed at least 60 credits toward the completion of their degrees are also welcome to apply.
For more information, please visit: http://www.american.edu/sis/summer/Israel.cfm