Contemporary Israel

Does the System Work?

Pros and cons of the Israeli electoral system.

Israeli Electoral System

How it developed and how it works.

The Territories, 1982-1987

An overview of Israel's relationship to the Sinai, the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights, 1982 - 1987.

The Beginnings of the Territorial Conflict

An overview of Israel's relationship to the Sinai, the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights, 1948-67.

The Territories, 1987- 1998

An overview of Israel's relationship to the Sinai, the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights, 1987 - 1998.

The Territories After the Six-Day War

An overview of Israel's relationship to the Sinai, the Gaza Strip, Jerusalem, the West Bank, and the Golan Heights.

Palestinian-Israeli Relations

The ongoing struggle and the Middle East peace process.

The First Intifada

The content and consequences of the 1987 Palestinian uprising.

Who Are The Palestinians?

An examination of the geography, history, and politics of Palestinian identity

Religion and Education in Israel

Diversity and tension within both sectors.