Arab Culture & Environment
Knowledge of the Arabic language for practitioners in the Middle East and Islamic terrorism is important. Just as important is understanding Arab culture and cultural perceptions based on the Islamic religion & customs of the tribal Arab society (the Jahiliyya period) that shape the behavior of individuals, organizations, and countries.
The training will deal with central issues in the field of Arab culture as reflected in the Middle East and beyond, in the context of society, economics, politics, and terrorism. This will provide participants with the necessary tools needed for deep understanding, intelligent analysis of processes, events, and characteristics of the activity of the various actors in the Middle East and the Islamic world.
The Cultural-Islamic Axis
The Arab family unit - the collective before the individual
Social principles are the leading designers of reality in the Arab environment, with an emphasis on the Middle East
The month of Ramadan - the peak of the Islamic year, features special practical meanings
The Internet and the world of Big Data as creators of influence and shapers of awareness
The Vocal Axis
Characteristics of social and interpersonal discourse
Greetings, expressions, and proverbs as a reflection of cultural and religious concepts
The Radical Islamic Axis
The Sunni-Shiite axis - the tension that creates the balance of power in the Middle East
The inner Sunni strain - the tension between the various Sunni factions and the rise of global jihad
The ideology of the Salafiyya-Jihadiyya - the "fuel" of the global jihad organizations
The phenomenon of converts and the second generation of immigrant families
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An emphasis is placed on understanding the professional and practical significance of these issues and phenomena, and through this lens, we identify effective ways of dealing with the various challenges.
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