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Lecture 1 January 5, 2009. Big Country/Small Country Little Israel Looms Large in Global Affairs. Israel vs. Washington State. Per capita income Israel ~$27,000 Washington State, ~$45,000 Population Israel, close to 7.5 million Washington, over 6.5 million Size

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Lecture 1 january 5 2009

Lecture 1January 5, 2009

Big Country/Small Country

Little Israel Looms Large in Global Affairs


Israel vs washington state

Israel vs. Washington State

  • Per capita income

    • Israel ~$27,000

    • Washington State, ~$45,000

  • Population

    • Israel, close to 7.5 million

    • Washington, over 6.5 million

  • Size

    • Washington, 70,000 sq. miles

    • Israel, 8,000 sq. miles


Tiny israel looms large

Tiny Israel Looms Large

  • Israel in world news


Israeli ground troops attack gaza

Israeli Ground Troops Attack Gaza


Gaza s central security headquarters prison saraya

Gaza's central security headquarters & prison, Saraya


Israelis take cover during a rocket attack in ashkelon

Israelis take cover during a rocket attack in Ashkelon


A palestinian family in the rafah refugee camp in gaza strip

A Palestinian family in the Rafah refugee camp in Gaza Strip


Tiny israel looms large1

Tiny Israel Looms Large

  • Israel in world news

  • Israel at the center of world policy debates


Tiny israel looms large2

Tiny Israel Looms Large

  • Israel in world news

  • Israel at the center of world policy debates

  • High Tech


Tiny israel looms large3

Tiny Israel Looms Large

  • Headline maker

  • At the center of world policy debates

  • High Tech

  • Arms exports


World s leading arms exporters

World’s Leading Arms Exporters


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Tiny Israel Looms Large

  • Headline maker

  • At the center of world policy debates

  • High Tech

  • Arms exports

  • Israeli culture


Yael naim

Yael Naim

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBCfW9-hjKI


Israel and world forces

Israel and World Forces

  • 1. Israel’s Geo-Strategic Location


Israel and world forces1

Israel and World Forces

  • 1. Israel’s Geo-Strategic Location

  • 2. Israel and the Powerful Movements of 19th and 20th Century History

  • 3. The Jews in Modern World History

    • Nationalism/Zionism

    • Imperialism

    • Colonialism

    • Wars of liberation

  • 4. Israel in an Islamic Region


Course info and logistics

Course Info and Logistics

  • Why is this course unique?

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    • Yoav Duman [email protected]

    • Hila Lenz

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