Delve into the mystery and majesty of Morocco's Jewish heritage and history 

Delve into the mystery and majesty of Morocco’s Jewish heritage and history with this intensive-12 day journey to the cities of Casablanca, Marrakesh, and more. Students will explore Jewish culture and faith within the framework of the historical co-existence of Jews and their Arab neighbors in Morocco and learn about the possible implications for cross-cultural and religious understanding.

Jews of Distant Lands

3 Credits; AS 30195-002

CRN: 13462

Program Dates: May 11 - May 21, 2020

Professor: Chaya Kessler


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Program fee includes: flight, accommodation, most meals, museum entrance fees, local transportation and activity fees
Estimated personal expenses included: snacks, souvenir shopping, free time activities, etc.

*Final program fee subject to change; Updated June 11, 2019


Application will open August 1, 2019

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
Acceptance: December 15, 2019

Non-Refundable Deposit: $500.00 | December 15, 2019
First payment due (half)**: $1,655.95 | January 20, 2020 
Second payment due: $1,654.75 | February 20, 2020 

Please note these deadlines have been updated: June 11, 2019 


Contact Information

Chaya Kessler
Director of Jewish Studies | 330-672-8926
113d Bowman Hall

Alyssa Mazey, M.Ed
Assistant Director of International Programs and Education Abroad l 330-672-2693 
124 Bowman Hall