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The Koret Jewish Peoplehood Project at Shalem College
September 10, 2019

The Koret Jewish Peoplehood Project at Shalem College

For Israelis, the sight of busloads of group-t-shirt wearing, water-bottle toting American Jews crisscrossing the country has for decades been part of the landscape. And for good reason: With studies showing that a trip to Israel leads to a stronger commitment both to Jewish continuity and the Jewish state, it is hardly surprising that there are numerous programs competing to provide young American Jews the opportunity to experience Israel from every possible angle…

From Israel’s Capital to Capitol Hill: Shalem Pilots Innovative Program in American Politics and Policy
June 10, 2019

From Israel’s Capital to Capitol Hill: Shalem Pilots Innovative Program in American Politics and Policy

In order to steer Israel successfully through the challenges it faces, both in its own region and on the world stage, the future leaders of the Jewish state will need a deep and nuanced understanding of politics—American politics, that is. The longstanding bilateral relationship—today better described as an alliance—is the cornerstone of Israel’s diplomatic efforts and a key element of its security…