You look around and you do not recognize the place you are at. Take a look at the pictures in your resources. You are located in a "Mabara" (מעברה), a place where new immigrants were housed upon arriving to Israel in the '1950s'.
There are hundreds of tents and shacks surround you. The heavy rain from last night left mud everywhere. People from various backgrounds are all around you, some look happy, others look sad, and all look lost. They speak a mixture of foreign languages such as Moroccan, Polish, Romanian, Iraq and Latino, making it difficult for them to communicate with each other. It’s a frustrating scene.
Welcome to the year 1949. You are here, in the transit camp.
זה משחק תפקידים. כל אחד ואחת יקבל דמות אותה הוא ישחק. קראו את החומר, זה יסייע לכם.
Today's debate concerns social integration, specifically:' multiculturalism vs. assimilation (melting pot) - two different approaches used all over the world to handle immigration.