Starting with the British mandate and the pre-state period, this course will chronologically explore 100 years in the Land of Israel, using Google Maps, Google street view, and other visual aids.
Pre-State Israel (1917-1947) – We will discuss the years of the British Mandate and pre-State Israel, from the Balfour Declaration to the United Nations Partition Plan.
March 7th @ 11:00 am
Two Impactful Wars (1948-1967) – the War of Independence and the Six-Day War helped shape Israel and determined its eventual destiny. We will discuss these wars and other challenges facing the newly born country.
March 14th @ 11:00 am
Yom Kippur and Lebanon (1967-1985) – We will look at the period from the Six-Day War to the end of the First Lebanon War, including the existential threat of the Yom Kippur War.
March 21st @ 11:00 am
Intifadas, Peace and Immigration (1985-2000) – This lesson will examine the first Intifada (Palestinian uprising), the Ethiopian and Russian mass immigration to Israel, the peace process with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, and the start of the Second Intifada.
Aprill 11th @ 11:00 am
The Second Intifada Until Today (2000-Present) – We will discuss the disengagement from Gaza, the Second Lebanon War, and current issues in Israeli society.
April 18th @ 11:00 am
Bundle Fee: $60 per person | Individual Class Fee: $18 per person
Minimum 35 people
Sponsor: The Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey