Anthropology | Undergraduate Seminar: Israeli Society & Culture
E400 | 0456 | Bahloul


This course will consist of a discussion of the major
characteristics of contemporary Israeli society and culture, based
on recent social scientific publications.  Students will read and
analyze the founding myths of the Israeli society and how they
function in the current political and cultural context.  Issues
such as ethnic pluralism, the status of Judaism in the political
and cultural structures, the city vs. the rural, the role of
religion in national identity, the modern family, will be covered.

Requirements
- 2 mid-term examinations
- 1 research paper
Graduate student will have additional reading and writing
assignments.