Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity

An Israeli flag flies from an open window.

An Israeli flag hangs from a window on the country's 60th birthday in 2008. (Image courtesy of Johnk85 on Flickr.)

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MIT Course Number

17.565

As Taught In

Spring 2011

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

The course provides the students a basic understanding of modern Israeli history, politics, culture and identity through lectures, discussions and projects. Among the topics to be explored are: ideational, institutional and material foundations of the state of Israel; Israeli national identity, Israeli society, economy, and foreign and security policies.

Eiran, Ehud. 17.565 Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity, Spring 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-565-israel-history-politics-culture-and-identity-spring-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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