The Tel Aviv Review

Dr Kinneret Lahad, a senior lecturer in the Women and Gender Studies program at Tel Aviv University, discusses her book A Table for One: Re-Scheduling Singlehood and Time, proposing a welcome addition to the established feminist scholarship on family structures.

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Gilead Sher, attorney and former Israel's chief negotiator, the head of the Center for Applied Negotiations at Tel Aviv University's Institute for National Security Studies, discusses his new co-edited book Negotiating in Times of Conflict, which offers a panorama of perspectives on how to overcome obstacles in peace negotiations.

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Dr Nicholas John, assistant professor of communication at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses his book The Age of Sharing, which traces the origins and analyzes the meanings of one of the principal markers of our contemporary digital culture.

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez, associate fellows at the Hebrew University's Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace, discuss their book The Soviet-Israeli War 1967-1973: The USSR’s Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict, which lays out a hitherto little known Soviet foreign policy in the Middle East following the humiliating defeat of Moscow's client states in the Six Day War.

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

 
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Steven Nadler, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses the new graphic book Heretics! The Wonderous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy, which he co-authored with his son. He explains why the 17th century is a major turning point in the history of Western philosophy, and delves into the merits of graphic books.

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Jonathan Israel, professor emeritus of modern European history at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, discusses his book Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848.

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Dr. David Hirsh, a sociologist at Goldsmith's, University of London, discusses his new book Contemporary Left Antisemitism, analyzing the "mainstreaming" of anti-Jewish bigotry among socialist and so-called progressive circles.

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Israeli-American novelist Dalia Rosenfeld discusses her new and critically-acclaimed book The Worlds We Think We Know, a collection of short stories, in many of which Tel Aviv is a silent protagonist. Rosenfeld's stories explore human beings' internal struggles, laying bare the contradictions that lie within us all.

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Dr. Adel Manna, a historian of modern Palestine and senior fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, discusses his new book, Nakba and Survival: The Story of the Palestinians who Remained in Haifa and the Galilee, 1948-1956. Dr. Manna talks about the circumstances that led Palestinians in parts of the Galilee to remain to a greater degree than elsewhere, why he decided to study and write about a seldom-discussed chapter of history, the story of the Palestinian Arab Communists, and how Palestinians in Israel survived as a marginalized people.

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Prof. Susan Pedersen, a historian of Britain and Europe at Columbia University, discusses her most recent book The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire. On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, it is crucial to explore the British Mandate of Palestine in a broader context.

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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