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RELI0362

The Debate on Zionism

The Debate on Zionism WT
In this seminar, we will study the debates about Zionism as a Jewish national movement, from its European beginnings up to contemporary controversies on the nature of the modern State of Israel. Topics will include: Zionism as a secular rebellion against tradition, Zionism as a messianic movement; the vision of a “bi-national state”, Palestinian and Marxist critiques of Zionist ideology, “Postzionism” and the controversy over the “New Historians.” Materials will include readings from the major voices in the history of Zionism and their critics, modern scholarship, and Israeli and Palestinian literature. 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
Religion
Department:
Religion
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL HIS PHL

Sections

Spring 2015

RELI0362A-S15 Seminar (Schine)

Spring 2013

RELI0362A-S13 Seminar (Schine)

Spring 2010

RELI0362A-S10 Seminar (Schine)