The History of Zionism and Israel

The course covers the history of Zionism and Israel from the emergence of modern Zionism in 1881 until today. The topics include the the founding visions of Zionism, the period of the British Mandate, the creation of the State of Israel, the Palestinian refugees, the War of Independence, the Six Day War, Jewish settlements in the West Bank (Judea and Samaria), the Yom Kippur War, and the peace process.