Galilee International Management Institute

One Land, two Peoples and Three Religions

Available dates

Dec 26, 2019—Jan 7, 2020
13 days
Nahalal, Israel
USD 1140
USD 87 per day
Dec 29, 2020—Jan 10, 2021
13 days
Nahalal, Israel
USD 1140
USD 87 per day

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About the course

This programme focusses on the Jewish/Christian/Islamic religions, their roots in Israel and their relationship in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It presents the history as well as the current situation. We believe that the only way to truly develop a better understanding is to visit the area and meet the people living here. Participants study stories from the sacred scripts, in visits to the physical locations where the stories occurred. They delve deeply into the issues through lectures, delivered by Israeli and Palestinian academics as well as attend study tours and meetings with members of the varied communities. The programme is open to all professionals, students and faculty members who are interested in the subjects.

Curriculum

  • The Sanctity of Jerusalem and the Holy Land in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • Importance of Religion in the Middle East
  • An Introduction to Islam
  • Sunni-Shi'i Conflict in the Modern Middle East
  • Diversity of Christianity in the Holy Land
  • Christian Roots in Judaism
  • Messiah: Prophetic Visions of Redemption and Later Interpretations
  • From Redemptive Jewish Nationalism to the Realisation of the State of Israel
  • Core Issues of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
  • Palestinian Perspective on the Peace Process
  • The Palestinian Refugee Question
  • The Arab/Palestinian Citizens of Israel
  • Israeli Society: Sociological Structure, Trends and Prospects

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Mark Rosenstein

Marc Rosenstein is the Director Emeritus of the Israel Rabbinical Program at HUC-JIR's Taube Family Campus in Jerusalem. Hegrew up in Highland Park, Illinois, and received a BA in biochemistry from Harvard College. He was ordained by HUC-JIR in 1975 and received an MA in Jewish History from Hebr...

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