ISRAEL 4000

Go beyond media soundbites and politically charged narratives.  Experience Israel through 4,000 years of Jewish history, culture and literature. 

Israel - always at the center of the world's stage.  So many opinions. So many debates.  So much drama. 

What is it all about?  Where does Israel fit in the Jewish experience?

Join ISRAEL 4000 and find out!

  • 6 90-minute classes (Wednesdays 7:30-9 pm)
  • Dinner with each class
  • Joint Israeli Shabbat
  • Israel related project 
  • A 3-page essay on "Jewish People and Israel in ___ (pick your) century"
  • Receive a $250 stipend!

APPLY HERE! (the course is called Your Israel on application)

 

Syllabus

I.  Homeland

IF JUDAISM IS A RELIGION OF IDEAS, WHY DO JEWS CARE SO MUCH ABOUT LAND?

II.  Sentiments 

WHY DOES ISRAEL PERPETUALLY RAISE THE I R E OF THE ENTIRE WORLD?

III. Preemptive Strikes

 

WHAT ARE THE ETHICS OF PREEMPTIVE STRIKES AND COLLATERAL DAMAGE?

IV.  Civilian Casualties

HOW SHOULD ISRAEL PROTECT ITSELF AGAINST AN ENEMY THAT HIDES BEHIND HUMAN SHIELDS?

V.  Captured Territories

 

WHAT SHOULD ISRAEL DO WITH T E R R I TORIES CAPTURED DURING THE SIX-DAY WAR?

VI. Deal of the Century

 

WHAT LIES AT THE HEART OF THE LAND-FOR-PEACE DEBATE?

 

APPLY NOW

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