BEYOND BORDERS: From the Birth of Nationalism to 1967 - Part I

Description

Melton Scholars Class

Location

ONLINE

Date & Time

TUESDAYS, 10:00-11:30am (EST) October 12th - January 4th

The complexity of the controversy forces students to grapple with issues of religion and culture, history and politics, combined with economics, identity and survival—all reflected through primary sources, including newspaper articles, poetry, songs, government documents, speeches, photographs and memoirs.

Course Description :

This course provides students with a strong, text-based historical overview from the late nineteenth century through today. The course material is designed to encourage discussion and debate, challenging students to appreciate the basis of the conflicting historical claims made by all sides. The complexity of the controversy forces students to grapple with issues of religion and culture, history and politics, combined with economics, identity and survival—all reflected through primary sources, including newspaper articles, poetry, songs, government documents, speeches, photographs and memoirs. The course will provide students with new tools for understanding and critiquing texts and events as the conflict continues to unfold

Dates: Oct. 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30; Dec. 7, 14; Jan. 4

TUESDAYS, 10:00-11:30am (EST)
 

**Course books will be shipped directly to your home address on file. If different, please contact us at carlaspector@caje-miami.org

 
This course is part of The Rachel Wasserman Scholars Curriculum of the Melton School. The Scholars Curriculum takes students on a journey of deep examination of Jewish texts. and invites students to lend their voices to the ageless pursuit of Jewish wisdom.
 
About the Instructor:
 

Rabbi Dr. Leon Weissberg is the former Director of the Leo Martin March of the Living in Miami-Dade and in Boca Raton. He has a doctorate in Educational Leadership and offers courses at various South Florida universities and schools. Leon has been teaching Melton courses for 35 plus years, developing a fan base and following wherever he goes.
 
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