MLI Sample Courses

Seminar One

Encountering Israel:
Foundations of Peoplehood and Faith

Week One: Peoplehood, Land and God

Week Two: Land, Power, and the Palestinian Conflict

  • Three Pillars of Zionism
  • Jewish Theologies of History
  • Judaism and the Land
  • Between Fulfillment and Disappointment: Israel through Contemporary Literature
  • The Dilemma of Power
  • The Palestinian Israeli Community Today
  • Memories of Powerlessness and Isolation in an Age of Jewish Power

Seminar Two

Dilemmas of Power

Week One: Israel and the Palestinians: A Values Discussion

Week Two: Israel Confronts Itself