Not too easy. Not too difficult.
This course offers a shit load of valuable historical insight into the most hotly contested region of the globe. You owe it to yourself to learn this stuff.
I learned about Judaism, Christianity, Islam, the rise and fall of civilizations, and myself. Each participant was allowed to handle ancient artifacts worth tens of thousands of dollars.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
Just go and visit Eliav. I don't want to hear this b.s. about how the class is so large that it's not worth it to go. His room will be open, and he will be ready to chat with you. He may also offer you an attractive research opportunity ;)