"• Travel with Hebrew University! Past excursions have included the Golan Heights, Eliat, Massada, and a sea-to-sea hike • Volunteer for organizations such as Magen David Adom (the Israeli equivalent to the Red Cross) • Get a jump start on your Hebrew w
- Jerusalem, Israel
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
- Established in 1925, Hebrew University of Jerusalem remains Israel’s leading university and a symbol of the cultural rebirth of the Jewish nation. Among its first Board of Governors were Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, and Martin Buber. The university has excellent programs in Jewish Studies, International Relations, Religion, and, of course, Ancient and Modern Hebrew language. In fact it boasts the most prestigious Hebrew language program in the country.
"• Travel with Hebrew University! Past excursions have included the Golan Heights, Eliat, Massada, and a sea-to-sea hike • Volunteer for organizations such as Magen David Adom (the Israeli equivalent to the Red Cross) • Get a jump start on your Hebrew with the pre-semester Ulpan language program • Live with full-time Hebrew University students in on-campus residence halls "
- Setting Description:
- The 3,000-year-old city of Jerusalem is sacred to the monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Visit the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, and the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and you’ll get a real sense of how important the city is to the three religions. Jerusalem isn’t only about religion or architecture; the city juxtaposes its ancient roots with modern innovations. It’s the seat of Israel’s government, and has plenty of lively cafés and shops as well as nightlife.
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