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Understanding Identities: Immigration & Cultural Diversity from the Israeli Experience

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Understanding Identities

Teaching Faculty:

Prof. Yore Kedem

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 60
Credits: 4

Course Dates:

July 1-25, 2019


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

Extended to June 1, 2019


Tuition: US$ 1,810
Housing prices vary: US$ 840

Relevant Academic Fields:

Politics, history, sociology, anthropology


  • Learn about the issues that arise with mass immigration, gaining both a general understanding and insight into how Israel in particular has dealt with these issues.
  • Meet with community leaders, directors of educational programs, NGO representatives, and public sector administrators.
  • Conduct an in-depth research project on a particular group or organization that deals with cultural diversity.
  • Come to a deeper understanding of Israel as a heterogeneous and multicultural society.


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