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Jewish Studies 206: The Arab-Israeli Conflict
Professor Ronald C. Kiener, Department of Religion


An examination of the dynamics of the Arab/Israeli conflict, from Ottoman times until the present day. The course will focus on the changing interests and positions of the parties involved: the Zionists (and the state of Israel), the Palestinians (and the Palestinian National Authority & Hamas), the Arab states and the important international players. The course will also explore the internal workings and conflicts within the major camps, and between the various parties.