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JS 325-SAF: Israeli Land and Culture on Location (same as MES 325-SAF)
JS 356-SAF: Religion in the Holy Land on Location (same as MES 301-SAF)
JS 397-SAF: Directed Study in Israel (same as MES 397-SAF)
Hary, (June 4-July 14, 2000)

Course description: This summer program in Israel offers an intensive, six-week study tour of the country, its history, cultures, religions and peoples. The group will travel extensively in Israel, visiting Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Nazareth, the Galilee, the Golan, the Negev, various kibbutzim, development towns, and several different ethnic and religious communities. Topics covered will include archaeology and antiquities, political and social life, the economy, education, the army life, language and literature, folklore, the arts, nature, and religious issues. Students will be housed in small hotels in different locations, which will be used as bases for travel and study. Students will spend time with Israelis so that they may learn first-hand about Israeli society. Students will attend lectures and discussions presented by the Emory Summer Program Faculty as well as local scholars and community leaders.

Particulars: No knowledge of Hebrew is required. Students will be required to participate in all activities, read several books and articles, keep a daily log of activities in Israel, conduct a field-work exercise and take several exams.

 

 

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