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Last update 26-09-2015
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: political science

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Iddo Nevo

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Monday, 14:00- 15:00

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Iddo Nevo

Course/Module description:
The course will cover some historical issues concern state of Israel politics, from comparative and contextual perspectives.

Course/Module aims:
To provide a critical overview of Israeli politics and society.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
By the end of the course, students will be able to define the basic concepts of the course, and to identify key features of the tensions.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Frontal lectures

Course/Module Content:
Several historical issues concern state of Israel politics.

Required Reading:
Friedman, Menahem, "The NRP in Transition- Behind the Party Electoral Decline", in: Caspi, Dan, Diskin Abraham and Gutmann, Emanuel, The Roots of Begin's Success. Kent: St. Martin's Press, 1984. Pp. 141- 168.

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Course themes and reading materials are subjected to changes.
The updated syllabus will appear in the course website.
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.