The BA in Politics and Communications program is under the direction of Professor Arye Naor, a specialist in Israel Studies and Political Science and a former government cabinet minister with more than 20 years experience in radio and printed press. Other faculty members have similar strong connections with the political sphere and with academic institutions around the globe. These connection afford Hadassah students a chance to meet thought leaders and even attend international conferences on the leading edge of discourse in the field. Students entering their second year can choose practical workshops in their area of interests and gain relevant work experience guided by known media professionals, journalists and publicists. These practical experience help students build their resumes and network connection essential for their future careers.