Highlighting Perspective in Israel Studies – Words from a Recent Graduate

Quoted! Go me.

Graduate Life in Haifa

bigstock-View-on-coastline-with-new-mod-18390731 Tel Aviv skyline from Jaffa

The International Master’s Degree Program in Israel Studies delves into the study of the State of Israel, covering periods of the beginning of the Zionist movement to the present day. The program aims to showcase the experiences of the Israeli population from a range of perspectives, against the wider backdrop of twentieth-century Jewish history, Middle Eastern politics and society.

A recent graduate of the program, Tzvi, commented on his experience in the classroom, including coursework on: Zionism, Ideology, and Gender with Dr. Esther Carmel-Hakim, The Holocaust and Israeli Society with Dr. Ronit Fisher, and The Social History of the Palestinian Society (1900-1948) with Dr. Na’ama Ben Ze’ev.

He spoke a bit about the courses on Zionism, “Doing a lot of reviews of proto-zionists now and about to move to all the names you already have heard of…Herzl, Jabotinsky, etc…. now going in depth and best part, learning about the women zionists. Best part of our last class was watching…

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