The Birth of Modern Israel


Jerusalem, Temple Mount / Dome of the Rock

The links below will lead you two truly excellent NPR series of a few years ago on the history and the birth of modern Israel. It is very interesting to listen to these series in the context of the nation-building texts we are reading. If you get a chance (and this is truly optional), I heartily recommend them:

Israel-Palestine Map(s)

The Birth of Modern Israel: an NPR history

The Holy Land: 1098-2003

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