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Israeli Democracy and the Political System Under Stress

Register for the series for $100
5 courses. $25 per class.


Sunday, June 23rd, 10:15 am-11:45 am The Declaration of Independence
● Why Israel does not have a Constitution
● Examine the first debate in the Knesset

Sunday, June 30th, 10:15 am-11:45 am The Judiciary, Religious Law, and the Controversy
● Who is a Jew? Civil rights.
● Freedom of the press. Are state security matters above the law?

Sunday, July 7th, 10:15 am-11:45 am The Arabs in Israel
● Conflict with or without a shared vision
● From “Israeli Arabs” to “Israel’s Palestinian Citizens”

Wednesday, July 10th, 7 pm-8:30 pm On the Brink of a Civil War
● The rise of the political right, and early clashes between the left and right
● Challenges to the rule of law at the aftermath of the Six Day War.

Sunday, July 14th, 10:15 am-11:45 am One State or two?
● Where do we go from here?
Mon, October 14 2019 15 Tishrei 5780