The City of David

Written by Cory, an international student in the Israel Studies graduate program, class of 2015-2016. In late December, Dr. Judith Bronstein and Dr. Estie Yankelevitch took our class to visit the “City of David”, an archaeological site of ancient Jerusalem dating back to the pre-Babylonian era. In 1974, the State of Israel declared the “City … More The City of David

“La Vita Est Bella” – Student Reflection

Written by Israel Studies master’s student Lea de Silva, class of 2015-2016. “At olah hadashah? Lo, ani studentit… Be emet? Eifoh? B’ Universitat Haifa… Iafeh!!!…”  This is how the conversation goes outside the University as I try to use my survival Hebrew after 2 months of Ulpan and almost 1 semester at the Israel Studies … More “La Vita Est Bella” – Student Reflection

An Azerbaijani’s Unexpected Israel Experience

Written by Oktay Guliyev, international student in the Israel Studies master’s program at the University of Haifa International School, Class of 2015-2016.  What is it actually like to live and study in Israel as an international student? There are three major cities in Israel. Tel-Aviv, city of the present; Jerusalem, city of the past; and … More An Azerbaijani’s Unexpected Israel Experience

“The Melting-Pot Nation” – Student Reflection

Written by Vagner Rener Fernandes da Silva of Brazil, MA student in the Israel Studies Master’s program at the University of Haifa. Coming to Israel to be part of this program has been a journey: it was not easy to get here, because of all sorts of barriers and difficulties. When I arrived, in the … More “The Melting-Pot Nation” – Student Reflection