Israel in the Middle East

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Course ID: Jewish Studies 40539
Division: Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies
Program: Jewish Studies (Undergraduate), Jewish Studies (Graduate)
Location: On Campus

This course is designed to achieve the following objectives: 1) A survey of the history that led to the establishment of the state of Israel, 2) An analysis of the multicultural nature of Israel and the quality of its democracy, 3) An examination of the political, social, and economic structures of the state, 4) A review of the Palestinian problem and the Arab-Israeli conflict, 5) An understanding of Israel’s role in the modern Middle East within the context of the new international relations system. (May be taken for either Pol. Sci. or History credit)