Hi, I am Gabriel Mitchell, the new voice on Turkish and Israeli politics.
In the seven years since Gabriel Mitchell moved to Israel, he has engaged in a variety of dynamic experiences: from serving in the Israeli military to functioning as an educator on a number of GAP-year collegiate programs. Lately, he transitioned into research in Middle Eastern history and politics, particularly that of Turkey and Israel, where he is completing an M.A. in Political Science.
Gabriel Mitchell's Background
Gabriel Mitchell's Experience
Field Worker at JESNA
Facilitate academic course and entitled "Jewish Experiential Education" at The Hebrew University Rothberg International School, and its internship.
Consultant at Masa Israel Journey
Developed educational and logistical framework for American-Israeli dialogue sessions.
Project Manager at Young Israeli Forum for Cooperation
â¢ Establish network between young Israeli and Turkish professionals
â¢ Envision academic journal and seminar on the advancement of Turkish-Israeli relations
Research Assistant at The Shalem Center
Assist Dr. Daniel Gordis in academic projects on subjects such as 21st century Zionism, American Judaism, and Israeli history.
Founder at The Last Huzza
Presenter at ASMEA Conference 2011
2011 - 2011
Presented, "Islam as Peacemaker: The AKP's opportunity at a Kurdish Resolution".
Assistant Director to Students and Staff at KIVUNIM: New Directions
August 2008 - May 2011
â Managed four residence advisers who oversee 50+ students from across North America
â Instructor of Oxford University accredited course: Perspectives of the Middle East
â Successfully launched pilot International Relations Seminar at BahÃ§eÅehir University, Turkey
â Planned and supervised weekly volunteer and coexistence projects throughout the city of Jerusalem
â Executed logistics for international educational trips to Greece, Bulgaria, England, Spain, and Turkey
â Published reader for the United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2011
Senior Programmer at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin
June 2009 - August 2010
â Mentored counselors preparing educational programming at residential summer camp
â Facilitated weekly American-Israeli dialogues
Assistant Director at FZY Summer Programs
July 2008 - August 2008
â Supervised execution of daily logistics and directed staff training program for 25 counselors
â Designed and monitored educational and social programming for 200 British participants over 2 weeks
Resident Advisor at Young Judaea
September 2007 - June 2008
â Oversaw the health and well-being of over 500 college freshman from North America and Europe
â Developed seminars on Israeli society, Judaism, Zionism, personal growth, and leadership
Gabriel Mitchell's Education
The Hebrew University
2009 – 2012
Concentration: Political Science
The Ohio State University
2002 – 2005
Concentration: European & Middle Eastern history
2001 – 2002
Gabriel Mitchell's Interests & Activities
Turkish-Israeli relations, basketball, BBQing, reading, running, Civil War Studies