Nazareth is Israel’s largest Arab city. Located in the Jezreel Valley, in Israel’s Lower Galilee region, known for its mixed Arab-Jewish population and beautiful green vistas.
As the largest Arab city in Israel, Nazareth has a deep history dating back thousands of years. Today, it is a vibrant cultural center of Arab-Israeli life as well as a window into the authentic Middle Eastern spirit. As an ITF Fellow in Nazareth,you’ll have the opportunity to explore this vibrant city and its rich history, while serving its population of Arab citizens of Israel.
Interested in becoming an Israel Teaching Fellow in Nazareth? Apply now! We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis from qualified candidates for the upcoming 2017-2018 session.
Nazareth is the largest Arab city in Israel, and faces a variety of social and economic challenges. Like many other Arab cities and villages in Israel, Nazareth lags behind other Israeli cities in socioeconomic level and educational attainment. As a result
In addition to its socioeconomic challenges, Nazareth is home to a rich and complex cultural mosaic. It is a thriving community whose Muslim majority and Christian minority live intermingled, right next to the neighboring Jewish city of Nazareth Illit.
Working in Nazareth provides you with the opportunity to engage in dialogue with the different religious and societal backgrounds, striving to create change and educational opportunity for all of Nazareth’s residents.
ABOUT THE PROVIDER
Masa Israel Teaching Fellows in Nazareth is organized by BINA: The Jewish Movement for Social Change. BINA operates a broad range of programming for Jewish young adults from around the world based on pluralistic Jewish study and community service, putting the Jewish values of “tikkun olam” (repairing the world) into action through projects focusing on coexistence, social activism and pluralistic Jewish learning. As a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow on a BINA program, you will have the opportunity to experience educational enrichment programming from one of Israel’s leading movements in Jewish social justice while connecting with Israeli peers working in the same communities through other BINA projects.