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This is an introductory course on Israeli politics. Approaching questions historically, it discusses the evolution of Zionism before and after the founding of Israel, the immigration and assimilation of Jews from Arab states, and the changes in Israeli politics and society introduced by the acquisition of the West Bank and the ensuing occupation and settlements. The course also will address Israel’s foreign policies, including its relationship with the USA, and the conflict with Palestinians.
The Class: Type: lecture
Requirements/Evaluation: two papers and a final exam
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Enrollment Preference: Political Science majors
Distributions: Division II;
Attributes: GBST Middle Eastern Studies Electives; POEC Comparative POEC/Public Policy Courses; PSCI Comparative Politics Courses