The Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies
The Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies is offered as a master’s program in the Department of Israel Studies. It covers a range of issues pertaining to American Jewish life, American society and the long-lasting and important bond between the Jews of America, the State of Israel and Israeli society. The program includes a 10-day field trip to the United States. During the trip students will meet American Jewish students and Jewish leaders, visit various museums and attend lectures by prominent members of the local community. The program caters to outstanding students who seek to expand their grasp of American Jewish life and who want to take part in a unique academic and intellectual experience.
Students participating in the program will receive a 5,000$ scholarship.
The US campus trip is fully funded by the Ruderman Program, students will not be asked to pay any additional fees. However, participants must have proper health insurance for the duration of the trip, a valid B1 visa and a valid passport.
Graduates of the program will receive a masters degree in Israel Studies, with a specialization in American Jewish Studies.
The number of places is limited. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and pass an interview.