Nov 30, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022
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PSC 3481 Israeli Politics


3 Hours

This course analyzes the origins and politics of modern Israel. The course examines the political and cultural forces that gave rise to the modern Zionist movement of the 19th century and the subsequent issues, events, and challenges that led to the creation of the modern state of Israel. The course explains how Israel’s political system is structured, the plethora of political parties, the role of the military in providing national security, and the changing relationship between Israel and its Arab neighbors. Its relationship to the broader international community, particularly the United States is also studied.



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