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    LAND: Geography and Climate

    Israel is some 470 km. (290 miles) in length and about 85 miles (135 km.) across at the widest point.
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    Annie Tracy Samuel

    Iranian Security and Foreign Policy; Iranian Politics and History; U.S. Policy in the Middle East, especially in historical perspective; Middle Eastern History; The Iranian-Israel Relationship and Nuclear Standoff.
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    Jacob Jaffe

    The Arab-Israeli Conflict, Evolution of Zionist Thought, Arab Nationalism and Political Islamism, Middle East History, Middle East Historiography, History of Jerusalem or the Temple Mount, Political Philosophy
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    Gideon Greif

    The Holocaust; Auschwitz-Birkenau
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    Sarina Chen

    The Temple Mount: Juncture of Beliefs, History and Politics; The “Art” of Zealots: The Jewish-Israeli Case; Jewish Women and Revolutionary Movements, Liberal or Zionist?
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    Menachem Mor

    Jewish Revolts in the Ancient World and During the Time of Jesus; Jews, Pagans and Christians in Ancient Palestine; Bar Kochba: Inventing Jewish Radicalism; Higher Education in Israel; History of Israel
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    Moshe Naor

    Israel and the Arab Spring; War and Society in Israel; The 1948 War; History of Jewish-Arab Relations
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    Yehuda Halper

    The Jewish Concept of Homeland: God Given or Originally Grounded?; Jewish Attachment to the Land from Biblical Times to Today; Judah Halevi’s Kuzari and the Modern Concept of Aliyah
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    Daniel Zisenwine

    Modern Middle Eastern and North African History and Politics; Contemporary Middle Eastern Affairs; Israeli History
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    Assaf Shelleg

    Israeli Popular Music (from pre-statehood to contemporary); Israeli Classical Music (from the 1930s to the present); Jewish Music; Imagining Biblical Music; Music in the Holocaust; Jewish Music in the Concert Hall ​
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    Ilan Troen

    War of the Word: How Language Has Been Hijacked in the Campaign Against Israel’s Legitimacy
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    D Gershon Lewental

    Iranian History; Early Islamic History; The Baha’i Faith; Late Ottoman History; Iraq Under the Ba‘th; Rebirth of Israel; Early Islamic Empires
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    Leah Kinberg

    Classical Islam in the Service of Contemporary Issues; Islam and Gender; the Question of Jerusalem in Islam; Muslim Minorities in the West; Qur'an Hermeneutics
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