The fabric of contemporary Israeli society is woven of diverse ethnic and religious groups. With the help of guided readings, visual images, and sound recordings, the course introduces these groups, with a particular emphasis on their variegated languages, cultural traditions, and ethnic and religious identities.
David Bunis is a world-famous expert on Ladino and Jewish languages at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He will be spending the 2013-2014 academic year at the UW as a Schusterman Visiting Professor of Israel Studies. To find out more about Professor Bunis, please click here.