Zionism & The State of Israel

SAME AS HBRJD-UA 180, HIST-UA 516 and RELST-UA 180.

Examines the history of Zionism and as an ideology and political movement from its origins in the 19th century to the present as reflected in the modern State of Israel. Topics include ideological foundations, the role of Herzl and the rise of political Zionism, the Balfour Declaration, early Jewish settlements in Palestine, Zionism as a cultural focus for diaspora Jewry, the Arab-Zionist encounter, modern Israeli society, and contemporary critiques of Zionism.

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Fall 2020

1
Natalia Shevin
MW: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM ONLI
1
David Engel
MW: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM ONLI