My World, Israel, and Me—Syllabus

September 30
Introduction  

October 7
Israel in the Biblical Period

October 14
Israel in the Tor Ha’zahav

October 21
The Enlightenment

October 28
The Way Reform Jews Look at Israel at Different Points in Time

November 4
The Way Orthodox Jews Look at Israel at Different Points in Time

November 11
The Way Conservative Jews Look at Israel at Different Points in Time

November 18
Israel, Russia, and Eastern Europe: Expectations that Israel Will Be a Communist Country—Hope and Disappointment, Part I

December 2
Israel, Russia, and Eastern Europe: Expectations that Israel Will Be a Communist Country—Hope and Disappointment, Part II

December 9
Israel and Western Europe: Germany

December 16
Israel and Western Europe: France

January 6
Israel and Western Europe: England

January 13
Israel and Western Europe: Northern Europe

January 27
Israel and the Arab World: Egypt—Before the Peace Agreement

February 3
Egypt II: Has the Peace Agreement Justified the Hopes? The Role of Egypt in the Peace Process with the Palestinians and Islamic Fundamentalism in Egypt

February 10
Jordan I: King Hussein and Dependence on Israel

February 24
Jordan II: Mutual Interest in the Twenty-first Century

March 2
Israel and Iran: A Rollercoaster Relationship

March 16
Israel and Lebanon, Part I

March 23
Israel and Lebanon, Part II

March 30
Israel and Syria, Part I

April 6
Israel and Syria, Part II

May 4
Anti-Israel or Anti-Semitism

May 11
Conversations about Israel in Jewish, Israeli, and Non-Jewish Environments

May 18
Graduation