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M.A. in Israel Studies at Ben Gurion University

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  • Over the course of 8-12 months, examine Israel’s place in the regional, cultural, social, and political history, as well as modern & contemporary Judaism.
  • Gain a broader understanding of the challenges associated with Israel’s establishment and development as a country and Jewish homeland.
  • Explore pre-state Israel under the Ottoman and British Empires, the roots of Zionist ideology, and how history reconciles with today’s social, cultural, and political climate.

Program Highlights:

  • Save at least 50% on American MA prices and receive a grant, starting at $4500!
  • Learn Hebrew, enjoy quality trips and events throughout Israel and live it as a local from within one of Israel’s most vibrant city!
  • Study in one of Israel’s top universities along with students from all over the world.
  • Learn to focus on Israel as a conduit to other fields like Jewish studies, Middle East Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies, and more.

Duration: 8 or 11.5 months

Age Group: 18-30

Location: Be’er Sheva

Accommodation: No

Language: English

Program dates and tuitions (before significant grants & scholarships are applied)

October / March - $10,000


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