IDEAL: Origins and Development of Israeli Culture
IDEAL© is the online learning program offered by the Center for Israel Education
This course is Origins and Development of Israeli Culture
This three session course traces the evolution of Israeli culture from its origins to the present.
The following themes are covered in the course:
a. Zionism’s process of creating a revolutionary Jewish culture in order to safeguard Jewish existence;
b. The impact that different groups of Jews, from many regions of the world, have had on Israel’s culture and society;
c. Tensions that exist between different demographic and religious groups in Israel;
d. Representations of different segments of Israeli society in popular cultural outlets including music, literature, and other media.