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Shared Values
Learn about the western values that form the foundation of modern Israel—freedom, democracy, peace, and human rights—and explore the source of these values.
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Learning Goals

  • Understand the links between Western and Jewish values.
  • Learn about the importance of Israel as a democratic ally in the modern Middle East

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the roots of Western values
  • Explore the impact Jewish values have made on the world
  • Identify the values and ideals shared by Israel and the Western world
  • Discuss Israel’s role as the sole liberal democracy in the Mideast