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Issues in Contemporary Israeli Society, Politics, and Culture in Hebrew

HEBR 0600 S01 [CRN: 24558]

An exploration of current issues in contemporary Israeli society, politics, and culture: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, tensions between ultra-orthodox and secular Jews, religion and state, Israel as a Jewish and democratic state, the economic gap between rich and poor, the integration of citizens from a variety of backgrounds (Jews of Middle Eastern, North African, Russian, and Ethiopian origin; Arab citizens of Israel), gender relations. Sources include films, television programs, Internet news, works of literature. Conducted in Hebrew. Emphasizes strengthening Hebrew reading, writing, and speaking skills. Prerequisite: HEBR 0500. Students who have not taken HEBR 0500 should see instructor for permission to enroll.
Term
Spring 2021
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
20
Primary Instructor
Meetings
10:00 - 10:50 Mon, Wed, Fri - from Jan 20, 2021 to Apr 23, 2021
Exam Group Code
03