Using technology, students in the course explore key sites in the history and culture of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. They discover the ethnic, racial, and cultural diversity of the local populations, which include Ashkenazi and Mizrahi Jews (Jews from Arab countries), religious and secular Jews and Arabs (both Muslim and Christian), and migrant workers. Examine prose and poetry, film and other visual arts that portray Tel Aviv and Jerusalem from the first half of the twentieth century to the present day.