Schedule

Below was the schedule for summer 2017. The schedule for summer 2018 will be available in November. 

Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State: Tensions and Challenges

Day 1 - Welcome to the Young Leaders Seminar on Israel Studies

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Arrival, Registration, and Networking

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Orientation in Working Groups

5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. - Dinner

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Welcome Address Speaker: Rabbi David Ellenson

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Speaker: Eugene Sheppard

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.- Delegate Meetings, Intro to Israel Studies Symposium, and Case Study #1

9:00 p.m. - Social

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Room Checks

Day 2 - Israel Through Literature

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Speaker: Aviv Ben-Or

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Speaker Debrief

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Israel Case Study #2

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Lunch

1:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Israel Studies Symposium Teams

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Speaker: SVP for Students and Enrollment Andrew Flagel, PhD

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Dinner

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Outdoor Evening Social

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Room Checks

Day 3 - Israel Through Music and Poetry

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Speaker: Dr. Ofra Backenroth

9:30-10:15 a.m. - Speaker Debrief

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Israel Studies Symposium Teams

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Boston Trip and Dinner in the City

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Film Screening and Discussion

9:30 p.m. - Social

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Room Checks

Day 4 - Israel Through Film and TV

7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. - Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Speaker: Dr. Rachel Harris

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Speaker Debrief

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Speaker: Rabbi Doctor Sharon Shalom

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. - Israel Case Study #3

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Break

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Israel Symposium Teams

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Break

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Dinner

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Israel Story Performance

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Room Checks

Day 5 - Israel Through Your Lens

7:00 a.m. - 8 a.m. - Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Speaker: Gannit Ankori

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Speaker Debrief

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Israel Symposium Prep

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Lunch

1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Israel Symposium Presentations

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Speaker: Dr. Mishy Harman

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Get Ready for Formal Dinner

6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. - Formal Dinner!

10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Room Checks

Day 6 - Your Journey Begins

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Final Delegate Meetings

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Commencement: Speaker: Rachel Fish, PhD

11:00 a.m. - Departure and Checkout