The Biblical Foundations of Contemporary Jewish Issues:

does the answer affect Jewish politics today? Where are the biblical borders of the Land of Israel? What is the political history of the first Jewish commonwealth? What caused the first civil war among the Jewish people? What happened to the ten lost tribes of Israel? Why was the first Temple destroyed? In this course, we will look at each of these questions by studying selections from the Hebrew Bible in English translation and their implications for contemporary Jewish political issues.