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July 2017

Givat Haviva International School – The Academy for Leadership in a Shared Society 
In recent years, we have experienced trends of social polarization in Israel, in Europe, in the U.S.A, and all over the world.
Many people are not interested in getting to know other cultures, and cultural conflicts arise.
We have realized that there is a lack of leaders who believe in a vision of shared societies and lead in that direction. We at Givat Haviva decided to take the knowledge we have acquired during decades of activity, and apply it in order to establish an international school where teens from Israel and from around the world will learn how to become global citizens and celebrate multiculturalism.
Our academy will serve as an incubator for a community of young leaders who have the skills, knowledge, practical experience, and commitment 
for leadership in a shared society. The academy will open in September 2018 for students in the 11th and 12th grades, who will study, experience and live at Givat Haviva for two years. The school will offer classes in English, in a renowned, prestigious academic program, which has a proven record in admission to leading universities around the world.
We will soon begin recruitment of staff,
faculty and students. Stay tuned!

International Department
Students and academics from a number of different countries; young people from all over the world volunteering in kibbutzim; a group of teenagers from Chicago with the Write On for Israel project; over 100 fourteen-year-olds from a London Jewish Day School; Birthright-Taglit groups from North and South America; Jewish youth movement leaders on a gap year course in Israel; journalists and more … all attended seminars of the International Department this month.

“We came to learn and today we certainly learned just how much there is to study and better understand about this fascinating country and the people who live here,” said one of the American academics, participating in a study tour organized by the Academic Partners for Peace organization, after a workshop on campus and in-depth tour of the region with International Department staff.

“I have a great deal of respect for the work of Givat Haviva and for those of you who work so tirelessly to teach and share with us so much about the difficulties of bringing people together to create a more peaceful, equal shared society. May you be successful in all your efforts,” commented an educator accompanying the British teens.