“IT WAS A UNIQUE PRIVILEGE TO WATCH THE ISRAEL TEAM GRAPPLE WITH VERY REAL HUMAN STORIES AND STRIVE TO INTEGRATE BIBLICAL TRUTH”
– PROF. NOEL RABINOWITZ
I feel blessed to have been a part of this venture. I will forever remember the places we visited and the people we met because they have shaped the way I view the world and the way I apply my King’s education to everyday situations.
Carly C. – Politics, Philosophy, and Economics ‘15
Since Israel became a state in 1948, it has become a lightning rod for controversy. Political discussions center on crucial topics such as justice and democracy. In the land, there are refugee camps, settlements—but also sacred cities and technological triumphs.
The Christian community is also starkly divided on the issue of Israel. Are modern-day Israelis “God’s chosen people?” What does the future hold for the Holy Land? No other region in the world has such geopolitical and religious significance. This is the place for the students of King’s to put their ideas and faith to the test.
The Israel Venture enhances the King’s education by putting to test ideas about theology and political realities, justice and human rights, foreign policy and faith. Students spend three weeks in Israel, visiting holy sites and meeting with thought leaders to learn their perspective on life in the land.
It was a unique privilege to watch the Israel Team grapple with very real human stories and strive to integrate biblical truth with what appear to be seemingly unsolvable societal issues.
Noel Rabinowitz – Associate Professor of Biblical Studies