Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. A. Stanley Trickett

Second Advisor

Dr. Ert J. Gum

Third Advisor

Dr. Roy M. Robbins


The study and/or investigation of Judaism, Zionism, and the state of Israel is one of general interest to the modern world, for more reasons than its place in contemporary world affairs; it is also closely connect with a high degree of emotionalsim. The primary reason for this emotional interest is that Israel-the old Palestine-is the natal land of three major religious sects: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.


A Thesis Presented to the Department of History and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska at Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright 1971 Pamela M. Haviland

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