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Archaeological Dig in Israel - Summer 2018

During the summer of 2018, the Jewish Studies Program and Office of Study Abroad will offer an opportunity to participate in an archaeological excavation in Tell es-Safi, Israel, the biblical city of Gath.

More information on the dig can be found here


Detailed information on this program can be found by visiting: 

KU Study Abroad's Archaeological Excavation in Israel page



This is a faculty-led study abroad program taught by Eric Welch, Visiting Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies at KU.


Welcome Professor Zeedan!
The Jewish Studies Program is delighted to welcome Prof. Rami Zeedan as a new faculty member! Prof. Zeedan holds a Ph.D. in Israeli Studies from the University of Haifa in Israel. His research interests include the history of modern Israel, Israeli politics, Middle-Eastern politics, ethnic politics, urban affairs and local governments, and public opinion. This Fall he is teaching courses on Israeli politics and government, and on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 
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