For the second year in a row, the University of San Diego (USD) offered the course “Water in California and Israel: Challenges and Solutions,” made possible by a grant from the MGSDII. As part of the curriculum, the class traveled to Israel in February to learn first-hand the similarities and differences between California and Israel […]
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Calling all university students! The MGSDII is proud to offer San Diego students the opportunity to earn credit at UCLA by taking Dr. Shaiel Ben-Ephraim’s course on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The course will analyze the origins and development of the conflict, one of the most discussed but least understood conflicts in the world. For more […]
This 6-week summer program is a career boosting once in a lifetime experience for filmmakers. Twenty students from around the world are accepted and will work in groups together to make documentary films mentored by leading filmmakers. The MGSDII will cover the cost of tuition and provide an airline stipend for the accepted students. Now […]
The MGSDII was proud to award a scholarship to UCSD Master student, Jackson Reece, to study anthropological findings at the coastal site of Tel Dor, Israel. Read Jackson’s reflection below. For more information about academic study opportunities in Israel with the MGSDII, please click HERE. The main goal of my trip to Israel was to […]
MGSDII Visiting Faculty Program The Murray Galinson San Diego-Israel Initiative (MGSDII) builds deep, diverse, academically rigorous Israel content and engagement on San Diego university campuses. The MGSDII Visiting Faculty Program funds Israeli academics to teach about Israel at universities in San Diego, California. This program gives both tenured, tenure-track and, in some cases, post-doc Israeli […]
Selected from a San Diego county-wide university competition funded by MGSDII, three promising filmmakers traveled to Jerusalem and made a magical documentary about the enchanting hill of Ein Kerem in Jerusalem as part of the Jerusalem Film Workshop (JFW). The La Jolla Light covered their experience and shared that their films will be screened at […]
Three San Diego university students were accepted to participate in the prestigious Jerusalem Film Workshop (JFW) – Brett Goldstein (CSUSM), Andrew Norbeck (SDSU), and Colby Smith (SDSU). They will work with 24 students from across the globe on creating documentary films. Their documentary film will premiere at the Jerusalem Film Festival, followed by screenings throughout […]
Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles. The discovery is helping us to understand Hellenistic military fortifications and strategies and the impact of rising sea levels on ancient communities. Read more about the MGSDII funded UCSD/Scripps […]
CSUSM Professor and MGSDII partner, Ibrahim Al-Marashi, was published in the Washington Post this week. His piece reflects on the tragedy in Poway this past weekend, the role media plays in terrorist attacks, and what we can do to combat it. To view the article, please click HERE.
As part of an ongoing partnership between SDSU and Technion University, 10 Technion students and their professors travelled to San Diego to meet their counterparts in the classroom. The San Diego State University-Technion: Aerospace Class Collaboration allows engineering students from both universities to experience the real-life application of building drones. SDSU students travelled to Technion […]