Israel: History, Politics, Culture, Identity

CAS JS 285 (4 Credits) Mts w/CAS HI392 and CAS LH284

TR 5:00-6:15 PM

Using a broad array of readings, popular music, documentaries, film and art, this course explores Israel’s political system, culture, and society, including the status of minorities in the Jewish state; post-1967 Israeli settlement projects; and the struggle for Israel’s identity. Effective Fall 2021, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Writing- Intensive Course, The Individual in Community, Critical Thinking.

Instructor: Professor Lotner Lev

Environmental Law in Israel and the Mediterranean

CAS JS 387 (4 Credits) Mts w/ CAS EE 387

TR 3:30-4:45 PM

Principles, theories and tools for environmental law and regulation, and implementation through cases in Israel and the Eastern Mediterranean. Through case studies, students critically analyze a range of environmental issues: nature protection, air pollution, marine protection, climate change and more. This course fulfills a single unit in the following BU HUB areas: Ethical Reasoning, Critical Thinking. 

Instructor: Professor Lotner Lev