Israeli Politics and Society

Examines the power structure and mechanisms of contemporary Israeli politics beginning with the emergence of the provisional government in 1948. Traces how Israel's national institutions, key basic bills and the legislation mechanism, and electoral system developed. The course also examines key fault lines in Israeli social, political, and economic life, including Jewish-Arab relations; the balance between the welfare state and economic liberalism; Union workers and gender relations.

Course Information



4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Nir Kedar
TR: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM KJCC BSMT