October 8 th 2016, There’s always an interesting story to tell about Intensive Arabic Semester participants both during and after the Semester, but what about their teachers?
Why learning a new language and foreign culture immersion can be the make or break issue for today's students.
May 21 2017, Learning Arabic, the fifth most spoken language on earth and one of six official UN languages, can be an extremely smart career move. Studying Arabic in Israel, in addition to offering a secure environment, has the added dimensions of providing countless real-world opportunities to practice the language and putting students in a position to make a meaningful, first-hand contribution to the Jews-Arabs conflict. Hence, the Arabic language programs put forth by the Givat Haviva Institute for advanced Arabic studies and Peace Education, offer the perfect setting for achieving all of the above.
May 10 2018, Voice of Peace in a Cupboard. Yad Yaari was established to preserve and promote the intellectual assets of two key movements in Israel’s history, Hashomer Hatzair, the first Zionist youth movement founded in Eastern Europe in 1911, and Kibbutz Artzi, a federation of 85 kibbutzim that was founded in 1927,” explains Danieli, a member of the Hashomer Hatzair kibbutz of Hamapil, founded in 1945.
November 6th 2015, After finishing the 2014 IAS and moving back to her hometown of Detroit, alumna Lindsay Acker took it upon herself to get to re-know the city, which she had been away from for several years.
January 28th, 2015- You'd love to go somewhere far away, meet with local teens, and have fun experiencing what the country has to offer. But your parents want you to learn something. This year there's a solution; a program which combines what you want with what your parents need.
February 1 2015- Israel is becoming more and more popular for teens. With our sun soaked beaches, exotic markets and hanging out with Israelis, it's a place that any teen would want to be. But what about their parents? We composed a list of the three most important things your parents must know about your summer in Israel!
November 25, 2014- Stop Wasting Money: Making That Year Abroad Count! An insider's advice on how to get the most out of your gap year.