HIS-376 History of Zionism and Modern Israel

This course explores the history of the Zionism movement and the history of Israel from 1948 to the present. We will examine the yishuv (Jewish communities in the Pre-State of Israel), the establishment of Israel in 1948, the wars between Israel and its neighbors, Jerusalem, the birth of new cities and kibbutzim (collective communities), and Israeli daily life, culture, and art.


3 credits