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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Spring 2018


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    JDS 237LEC - History Of Israel & Zionism
    Lecture
    History Of Israel & Zionism KOT Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
    Class #:   20802   Enrollment Capacity:   15
    Section:   KOT   Enrollment Total:   1
    Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   14
    Dates:   01/29/2018 - 05/11/2018   Status:   OPEN
    Days, Time:   T R , 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM
    Room:   Clemen 708 view map
    Location:   North Campus      
    Comments
    This course will examine the development of the Zionist idea from its ancient and rabbinic origins to its modern political implementation. A particular area of focus will be on the modern Zionist movement, the variety of perspectives on Zionism within the movement, their conflicting visions, and the various ways in which Zionists sought to approach the Arab population. The history of Israeli politics, culture, and society since 1948 will also be a central element of the course.
      Course Description
    This course will chart the development of a prophetic persona in Hebrew Literature in relation to the Zionist Project. We will reflect upon the specific attributes of the genre of prophetic Zionist Literature and consider it within the historical, literary and theological contexts from which it emerged. Readings include: Abraham Mapu, Judah Leib, Gordon, Ahad Ha-am, and Chaim Nachman Bialik.
      Instructor(s)
                 Kotzin, D P look up    
      On-line Resources
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