$5000 (2) Merit-based Scholarships available for incoming students in International MA in Jewish Studies at Tel Aviv University
The international MA in Jewish Studies at Tel Aviv University (in English) invites applicants for two merit based scholarships of US $5,000 each to qualified international students for the 2013-2014 academic year.
This new one year MA offers a series of intimate encounters with the classical texts of Jewish culture, from biblical to modern times. Its intellectual home is in the department of Hebrew Culture Studies at Tel Aviv University, the single largest integrated Jewish Studies department in the world.
Courses are taught by a team of dedicated lecturers, with world-class expertise in their respective fields and committed to teaching excellence. Courses are text-centered, with primary texts in Hebrew (with translations), and secondary reading and teaching in English, and students acquire the skills and tools that constitute the foundation of Jewish text study Areas covered include Bible, Hebrew language, rabbinic exegesis and Midrash, Talmudic and Christian texts compared, Jewish mysticism, medieval philosophy and kabbalah, ancient Jewish magic, and modern Jewish thought.
Tel Aviv's location provides excellent opportunities for on-site study. Students can, e.g., enhance their understanding of 1st CE texts through a series of guided excursions to key locations in the Galilee, the Judean Desert and Jerusalem.
Candidates must complete the program application, by April 30th.
Scholarships will be awarded by an academic committee.
Joshua B. Cohen
International MA in Jewish Studies
Tel Aviv University
The Carter Building, Room 306
Ramat Aviv 6997801, Israel
Phone +972 (0)3-640-9382
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