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Free 10-Day Trip to Israel for College Students


Application Deadline Extended to April 1

College students can earn a free 10-day visit to Israel on the CAMERA Fellows student leadership trip from June 11-20. A few spots are available for knowledgeable student activists to join our CAMERA Fellows Representatives. Students selected to participate will be required to submit two educational Op-Eds about the Middle East.

The theme of the trip is "Israel Behind The Headlines: Understanding Media Coverage of the Arab-Israeli Conflict." Students will:

 

• Learn about Israel's existential struggle and the influential role played by news coverage of events in Israel

• Gain first-hand knowledge of the factors influencing coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict

• Meet with international journalists, policy makers, world-renowned academics, and government leaders

• Participate in training sessions about media coverage and how to help promote sound reporting

• Visit top Israeli institutions and meet PR experts to learn how to effectively communicate a message

• Tour key sites relevant to news reports.

• Participate on special tours, such as an archeological rescue effort of artifacts from the Temple Mount

• Explore the diversity of Israel

• Mingle with young Israelis

• Highlights from our past trip included a jazz festival at the ancient ruins of Caesarea, tour of a Golan winery, visit to the Tel Aviv beach and a Kibbutz on the Kinneret.

This is a unique opportunity only available to a few select students. Applications are due by April 1, 2012. Click here for the application.

Please send completed application, resume, two writing samples relevant to Israel and the Middle East, and any questions to aviva@camera.org.
 
CAMERA Fellows in Israel

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