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Hasbara Fellowships is a program started by [[Aish HaTorah]] in 2001 in conjunction with Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take Jewish students to Israel to train them in becoming more effective advocates for Israel on American campuses. It is run by [[Elliot Mathias]]. According to its website:
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Hasbara Fellowships is a program started by [[Aish HaTorah|Aish International]] in 2001 in conjunction with Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs which "educates and trains university students to be effective pro-Israel activists on their campuses".<ref>[http://www.israelactivism.com/aboutus About Us], IsraelActivism.com website, accessed March 2009.</ref> ([[Hasbara]] is a term commonly interpreted as propaganda for Israel around the world.) It is run by [[Elliot Mathias]]. According to its website:
  
 
:So far, Hasbara Fellowships has trained over 1,400 students on over 250 campuses, providing its participants with the information, tools, resources, and confidence to return to their campuses as leaders in the fight for Israel's image. The most critical aspects of the Fellowships program is the opportunity for Fellows to network with one another, learning from each other and sharing experiences about Israel activism.<ref>[http://www.israelactivism.com/index.php?mode=israelprograms Hasbara Fellowships In Israel], IsraelActivism.com, accessed July 17 2010</ref>
 
:So far, Hasbara Fellowships has trained over 1,400 students on over 250 campuses, providing its participants with the information, tools, resources, and confidence to return to their campuses as leaders in the fight for Israel's image. The most critical aspects of the Fellowships program is the opportunity for Fellows to network with one another, learning from each other and sharing experiences about Israel activism.<ref>[http://www.israelactivism.com/index.php?mode=israelprograms Hasbara Fellowships In Israel], IsraelActivism.com, accessed July 17 2010</ref>
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==Principals==
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*[[Elliot Mathias]] &ndash; Director and founder
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*[[Natalie Menaged]] &ndash; Managing Director
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*[[Elysha Ames]] &ndash; Campus Coordinator
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*[[Jennifer Cogan]] &ndash; Campus Coordinator
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*[[Jonathan 'JC' Cohen]] &ndash; Campus Coordinator
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*[[Ben Feferman]] &ndash; Campus Coordinator
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*[[David Steinberg]] &ndash; Campus Coordinator
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*[[Elran Tsabag]] &ndash; Campus Coordinator
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===Speakers Bureau===
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*[[Khaled Abu Toameh]]
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*[[Jonathan Adelman]]
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*[[David Baker]]
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*[[Elliot Chodoff]]
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*[[Mike Cohen]]
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*[[Yoram Ettinger]]
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*[[Bob Feferman]]
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*[[Brigitte Gabriel]]
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*[[Caroline Glick]]
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*[[Dore Gold]]
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*[[Aryeh Green]]
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*[[Amos Guiora]]
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*[[Tawfik Hamid]]
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*[[Gil Hoffman]]
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*[[Moshe Katz]]
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*[[Yaakov Katz]]
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*[[Ishmael Khaldi]]
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*[[Neil Lazarus]]
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*[[Itamar Marcus]]
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*[[Levon Mercer]]
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*[[Yisrael Ne'eman]]
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*[[David Olesker]]
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*[[Daniel Pipes]]
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*[[Arieh Rosenblum]]
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*[[Remedy Ross]]
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*[[Walid Shoebat]]
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*[[Curtis Silwa]]
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*[[Dov Smith]]
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*[[Ken Spiro]]
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==Funders==
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Include the:
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*[[Klarman Family Foundation]]
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*[[MZ Foundation]]
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==Contact==
 
==Contact==

Latest revision as of 05:56, 11 November 2015

Hasbara Fellowships is a program started by Aish International in 2001 in conjunction with Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs which "educates and trains university students to be effective pro-Israel activists on their campuses".[1] (Hasbara is a term commonly interpreted as propaganda for Israel around the world.) It is run by Elliot Mathias. According to its website:

So far, Hasbara Fellowships has trained over 1,400 students on over 250 campuses, providing its participants with the information, tools, resources, and confidence to return to their campuses as leaders in the fight for Israel's image. The most critical aspects of the Fellowships program is the opportunity for Fellows to network with one another, learning from each other and sharing experiences about Israel activism.[2]

Principals

Speakers Bureau

Funders

Include the:


Contact

References

  1. About Us, IsraelActivism.com website, accessed March 2009.
  2. Hasbara Fellowships In Israel, IsraelActivism.com, accessed July 17 2010