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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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Applicants who require visa assistance from the Hebrew University are requested to apply no later than March 14, 2019, and to notify the Office that they require assistance. Applicants who require such assistance and apply after this date are not guaranteed to complete the visa application process in time for the program. For more information, please see here.


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