JWST 366 History of Zionism (3 credits)

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Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Jewish Studies : An examination of the development of the Zionist idea, the most influential expression of modern Jewish nationalism, which led to the creation of the Jewish state. The transformation of elements of traditional Jewish messianism into a modern political ideology. Hibbat Zion, Political Zionism, Cultural and Synthetic Zionism will be discussed.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Daniel Heller (Winter)