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Azrieli Institute’s Summer in Jerusalem – Concordia University

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Israeli Politics and Government
Religion in the Holy Land: The Role of Faith in Peace and Conflict

Teaching Faculty:

Dr. Csaba Nikolenyi
Mr. Ophir Yarden

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 90
Academic credits: 6

Course Dates:

July 16-August 14, 2018


Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students

Application Deadline:

April 16, 2018


See Concordia’s website

Relevant Academic Fields:

Politics, government, religious studies, sociology, international relations, conflict resolution


  • Learn about ancient and modern Jewish history in Jerusalem.
  • Broaden your perspective on global politics and the creation of national narratives.
  • Gain insight into the contradictory role of religion as both an obstacle to peace and a resource for peacemaking.
  • Apply this knowledge to real-world events such as the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ISIS, the Syrian civil war, and the refugee crisis.
  • Explore key sites during extensive tours throughout Jerusalem and Israel.


See Concordia’s website for application instructions, for both Concordia students as well as students enrolled at other universities.


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