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JCTC2101: The Idea of Israel: A History of Zionism

2023 unit information

Where did the idea of Israel originate How has it been applied in the modern era Explore the origins of modern Jewish nationalism, or Zionism, in the mid-nineteenth century and chart its development to the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. We also discuss the influences on the Zionist movement and relations under the Ottomans and the British.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies

Code JCTC2101
Academic unit Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in Jewish Civilisation Thought and Culture or Modern Hebrew or HBRW2603 or HBRW2631 or HBRW2632
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate an understanding of the nature of Zionism in its historical context
  • LO2. demonstrate an understanding of modern ideologies such as socialism and nationalism
  • LO3. demonstrate a knowledge of a major aspect of the history of the Jews and Judaism in the modern era
  • LO4. develop insights into the importance of historical context in assessing current events
  • LO5. demonstrate an ability to communicate ideas to others in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in written form
  • LO6. demonstrate an ability to approach intellectual questions in a rigorous and academic manner, employing analytical skills and independent and reflective thinking
  • LO7. demonstrate an ability to critically assess scholarly material.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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