17.565 | Spring 2019 | Undergraduate
Israel: History, Politics, Culture, Identity
Course Description
This course examines Israeli identity using a broad array of materials, including popular music, film, documentaries, and art, in addition to academic historical writings. Topics include Israel's political system and society, ethnic relations, settlement projects, and the Arab minorities in the Jewish state. Students …

This course examines Israeli identity using a broad array of materials, including popular music, film, documentaries, and art, in addition to academic historical writings. Topics include Israel’s political system and society, ethnic relations, settlement projects, and the Arab minorities in the Jewish state. Students also discuss whether there is a unique Israeli culture and the struggle for Israel’s identity.

Preference is given to students in the MISTI MIT-Israel program.

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A concrete structure supported by small pillars and flanked by palm trees.
The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. (Source: Shmulik Harel. This image is in the public domain.)