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Saturday, February 15 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Israel before the State: Jewish Nation-Building: Let the Documents Tell the Story

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Most discussions of Israel's origins cite the Holocaust as a central reason for Israel's establishment. However, documentary evidence paints a far more complex picture of local social, economic and political factors that directly influenced the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine in 1939. Come, stand inside the map of the boundaries of Israel, and examine the evidence for yourself. This highly interacive session is open to all, but is especially recommended for educators.


Kenneth W. Stein

Kenneth W. Stein is professor of modern Middle Eastern History at Emory University. Author of five books, including History Politics & Diplomacy of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, a comprehensive source book, and Israel@65, he is the founding Director of the Emory Institute for t... Read More →

Saturday February 15, 2014 2:00pm - 3:15pm EST
Aspen I & II

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