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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Summer 2006

MES f325 • 1- Modern Israel

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
87340 MTWThF
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
MEZ 1.22
Zilkha, A

Course Description

This is an introductory course which covers several issues concerning society and culture in Israel today. It consists of lectures, discussions, and video programs. To satisfy the substantial writing requirement, students need to write three papers for the course. Two tests and an oral presentation are also required. University attendance requirements will be strictly enforced. Main Topics: 1. historical introduction 2. immigration 3. social integration 4. minorities 5. the political system 6. religion 7. education 8. the kibbutz 9. language and literature 10.the media

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