Wednesday, July 24, 2013

At the University of Miami, you can earn credit for Zionism

"The student participants were... They earned credits in journalism, Judaic studies or international relations, took field trips and tours of historically important areas, did workshops with some of Israel's leading political, governmental and academic personalities as well as Israeli and foreign correspondents, participated and worked at the International Conference that was convened by Israeli President Shimon Peres and included participants such as former United States President Bill Clinton, and blogged about their experiences.
"The program was great because it allowed us to not only learn about what's happening with Israel but also the entire Middle East, so I got the opportunity to learn a broader perspective on the entire conflict and I got to see from multiple perspectives of what's happening there," Baumoehl, a senior who resides in West Palm Beach, said."