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Announcing our Fall Quarter classes

Courses sponsored by the Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies will count towards degree requirements for a variety of majors and minors and cover diverse topics, including U.S.-Israel relations, Israeli history, and more.


Fall 2020 Courses

In addition to the two courses below, there are a variety of online courses which qualify for the Israel Studies Minor.

See the full listing of Fall 2020 courses that can count towards the Israel Studies Minor on the Courses Page of the Center website.


Political Science 132A - International Relations of Middle East

Instructor: Professor Dov Waxman

Tuesday, Thursday | 3:30 - 4:45 PM

Course Description: Exploration of contemporary regional issues and conflicts, with particular attention to inter-Arab politics, Arab-Israeli problem, and Persian Gulf area.


Middle Eastern Studies/Jewish Studies M144 - Zionism: Ideology and Practice in Making of Jewish State

Instructor: The Staff

Tuesday, Thursday | 2:00 - 3:15 PM

Course Description: This course examines the history of Zionism on backdrop of European, world, and Jewish histories from ideological origins to political, cultural, and social foundations of State of Israel.


If you have questions about whether a course will count toward a particular major or minor, please consult your departmental Student Affairs Officer.