First Study Day for the 2009-2010 Academic Year

First Study Day for the 2009-2010 Academic Year, November 15, 2009
The 2009-2010 academic year opened with a study day held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus Campus. The first part of the day was limited to study group members, and included a workshop on teaching community engaged courses in a multicultural classroom, conducted by Dr. Ariella Bairey-Ben Ishay and Moti Gigi of Sderot’s Sapir College. The second part of the day honored Partnership faculty members Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian and Dr. Haim Yacobi for their recently published books. Dozens of people attended this part of the day, which was open to the general public. It included a panel presentation by Dr. Daphna Golan, Dr. Amalya Sa’ar, and Dr. Neta Ziv, who discussed the new books, as well as responses by Dr. Shalhoub-Kevorkian and Dr. Yacobi.