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Modern Israel

HIST - 282

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course reviews the history of modern Israel from the inception of Zionism to the present and the circumstances that led to the birth of Israel, the experience of state-building, and the internal and external challenges its leaders and citizens have faced. Issues discussed include the quest for identity and normalization, diversity, immigrations to Eretz Israel, British rule, Arab-Israeli wars, and life in Israel.