A Brief History of the Holy Land from the Ottomans to the Abraham Accords
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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In 634 CE, Mohammed's successors burst into Syria and soon conquered the entire Fertile Crescent. We will quickly review the rise and fall of successive Muslim dynasties, the Crusades and their aftermath. Then we will focus on the rise and fall of the Ottomans, and segue to the modern era, from the resurgence of Jewish and Arab nationalism, through the role of the British and the two World Wars, to the re-creation of the state of Israel, the Arab-Israel conflict, and its potential for resolution in the Abraham Accords. In the process of this survey, we will analyze the conflicting narratives generated by both sides and test them against historical reality with the intention that an accurate, fact-based, comprehensive account of this era can emerge.

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Class Sections For A Brief History of the Holy Land from the Ottomans to the Abraham Accords (OSHER 533)

Fall 2022 Section 1, Starting on: 09/19/2022

Instructor: David Meir-Levi. No class on Sept 26 or Oct 10. Class meets online via Zoom. A link will be emailed a few days before the first class begins.

Date(s) Day Time Location
09/19/22 M 11:30 am -1:30 pm Online
10/03/22 M 11:30 am -1:30 pm Online
10/17/22 - 11/07/22 M 11:30 am -1:30 pm Online
Tuition: $109.00      

Instructor: Staff

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