Israel: Dynamic Society and Global Flashpoint

JSIS A 314/ NEAR E 315, POL S 314
  • Quarters: Spring, Winter, Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: I&S, DIV
  • Instructors: Liora Halperin

Introduces the people, institutions, and culture of Israel is the context of larger global forces. Examines domestic, regional, and international elements, both historically and in the contemporary period, that have shaped Israel’s culture, politics, and special role in world affairs. Topics include nationalism, ethnicity, politics, religion, film, literature, and culture.