Historical geography

Prof. Yossi Katz


The study of the historical and settlement geography of the Land of Israel in the modern era. Contain Study of the modern history of the Land of Israel, the State of Israel and of Zionism from the political, geographical-settlement, economic and cultural aspects.


The history of the Jewish National Fund and its enterprises in the Land of Israel and the Diaspora Land purchase and the history of land ownerships.


History of the land laws in the Land of Israel and the State of Israel Leasing through   the ages. Kibbutzim and communal settlements in the rural and urban sectors in Israel and in the world. Cultural processes in the design of space: military and general cemeteries and houses of worship. Establishing institutional instruments for maintaining the values of nature, landscape and historical heritage in Israel.