About this Course

25,936 recent views

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

33%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Portuguese (Brazilian), English, Hebrew, Spanish

Skills you will gain

HolocaustMiddle EastHistoryIsrael

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

33%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Portuguese (Brazilian), English, Hebrew, Spanish

Offered by

Tel Aviv University logo

Tel Aviv University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Content RatingThumbs Up92%(2,775 ratings)Info
Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

The Emergence of Zionism

1 hour to complete
12 videos (Total 59 min)
12 videos
Introduction2m
Origins of Zionism5m
Practical Zionism3m
Political Zionism4m
Other Versions of Zionizm5m
The Old Yishuv, The 1st Aliyah (wave of immigration) & Early settlements4m
The 2nd Aliyah6m
The culture of the Immigrants - Interview with Professor Anita Shapira5m
The impact on the Jews in Europe & the Yishuv4m
WWI & British interests6m
The Non-Promised land9m
1 practice exercise
Evaluate your knowledge18m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Jewish Community (Yishuv) in Palestine Under British Mandate, 1921-1939

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 59 min)
8 videos
1920s: Initial Arab Opposition to the Zionist Project (1920-21, 1929)6m
New waves of immigration, Settlements, Social Organization, Military militias9m
Demographic and social changes, political consolidation5m
The development of an Hebrew Culture - Interview with Professor Anita Shapira7m
Building a Hebrew Society4m
The creation of the Palestinian National Movement5m
From the Peel commission to the White Paper of 193912m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

WWII, the Holocaust, the end of the Mandate and the Establishment of Israel

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 64 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
WWII and the Holocaust7m
The Conflict7m
The approach to the British during the war - Interview with Professor Moti Golani (In Hebrew -Please use subtitles)4m
Protesting, but still Aiding3m
Revolt against the British5m
The true face of the relations with Britain - Interview with Professor Moti Golani (In Hebrew -Please use subtitles)6m
Diverse approaches to the struggle3m
The UN intervention and the partition Plan3m
The "Civil War" between Jews and Palestinian at the end of the British Mandate8m
The Declaration of Independence, the war against the Arab invasion, Victory and armistice11m
1 reading
For more on the Holocaust - Refer to TAU & Yad Vashem course " The Holocaust - an introduction"10m
1 practice exercise
Final test30m

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • You will be eligible for a full refund until two weeks after your payment date, or (for courses that have just launched) until two weeks after the first session of the course begins, whichever is later. You cannot receive a refund once you’ve earned a Course Certificate, even if you complete the course within the two-week refund period. See our full refund policy.

  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You’ll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. Learn more.

  • This Course doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Course Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more. Online Degrees and Mastertrack™ Certificates on Coursera provide the opportunity to earn university credit.

More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.