Mon, 29 December 2014
You're in the army now: How Judaism fell back in love with the military
Prof. Stuart Cohen, a political scientist specializing in diplomatic and military history, explains how World War One - of all historical events - radically changed the attitude of Jews towards warfare.
Holocaust research: From academia to the public realm
Prof. Deborah Dwork, a historian of the Holocaust and Director of the Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University in the United States, discusses the production of knowledge about the Holocaust in an academic environment.
Muse - Invincible
Fri, 12 December 2014
Why the Diaspora is good for the Jews
Prof. Alan Wolfe, a political scientist at Boston College, explores why so few Jews in the West acknowledge their good fortune, and how their relationship to their home countries and to Israel evolves as the memory of the Holocaust wanes.
Narratives of betrayal in Holocaust survivors' memoirs
Prof. Dennis Klein, a historian at Kean University in New Jersey, discusses the main themes that feature in memoirs written by Holocaust survivors - chief among them, a narrative of betrayal.
Ibey - River
Thu, 4 December 2014
Political science: Early Israeli-German scientific exchanges
Prof. Ute Deichmann, a historian of science at Ben Gurion University, tells us to what extent exchanges between Israeli and German scientists in the early years of the state paved the way for the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Why secular people are more religious than they think
Prof. Benjamin Beit Hallahmi of the department of psychology at Haifa University tries to establish why, 250 years into the age of secularism, religion still plays a crucial role in the lives of people everywhere.
Blonde Redhead - The One I Love
Fri, 28 November 2014
Why the Internet didn't kill the TV star
Jerome Bourdon, a professor of communications at Tel Aviv University, tell us about the evolution of the peoplemeter from a simple instrument accumulating data for commercial purposes to a matter of public interest, and why it remains such an important tool today.
Arizona and the Negev: An aquifer runs through them
Prof. Sharon Megdal, director of the Water Resources Research Center at the University of Arizona, US, discusses how limited water resources should be managed in arid areas like Israel and Arizona, and what she has learned from (and taught) her Israeli colleagues.
Mark Ronson feat. Robbie Williams - The Only One I Know
Thu, 20 November 2014
Why we stayed: Confessions of postwar Polish Jews
Prof. Marian Turski, Chairman of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, talks about Jewish life in Poland after the end of WWII, and explains why he and a handful other Polish Jews chose to stay in their native country despite persistent attempts to uproot them.
The social psychology of the conflict
Ruthie Pliskin, a social psychologist at Tel Aviv University and the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, talks about the role of emotions in determining political action, and where left-wingers and right-wingers differ in this respect.
The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up
Thu, 13 November 2014
Bottomless pit: The Cairo Geniza and the untold history of Medieval Jewry
Dr. Moshe Lavee, a Talmud scholar at the University of Haifa, tells us about the Cairo Genizah – this trove of hundreds of thousands of Jewish texts, religious as well as non-religious, that was found inside a synagogue in the Egyptian capital and documents ten centuries of Jewish life there, most of which has been marginalized by the course of history.
Imperial Capital: The capture of Jerusalem in WWI
Dr. Justin Fantauzzo, a historian at the University of Windsor in Canada, whose research focuses on the capture of Jerusalem by the British army during the First World War. It turns out that the mainstream public opinion in Europe did not catch the Jerusalem syndrome – or perhaps they did, but not for the usual reasons.
Wyclef Jean featuring Mary J. Blige - 911 ft. Mary J. Blige
The Roots & John Legend - Compared to What
Dudu Tassa - Ben Shel Aba Sheli
Mashina - Hakochavim Dolkim Al Esh Ktana
Various Artists - God Only Knows (Beach Boys Tribute)
Thu, 6 November 2014
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Thu, 30 October 2014
Why do Jews play a "ridiculously disproportionate" role in the sciences?
Dr. Noah Efron, the founding chair of the Program in Science, Technology, Society at Bar-Ilan University, and a fellow TLV1 broadcaster, recently published in English by Hebrew Union College Press and John Hopkins University Press. He will give his original take on a generations long question: Why are Jews so smart?
Bombay: Exploring the Jewish Urban Heritage
Dr. Shaul Sapir is a geography professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the author of several books. His most recent book, 'Bombay: Exploring the Jewish Urban Heritage,' tells us the outcome of unprecedented and meticulous research into the relatively obscure history of the predominantly Iraqi Jewish community in the Indian city.
Thu, 23 October 2014
How Israel successfully abolished the trafficking of women
Dr. Nurit Hashimshony-Yaffe, a political scientist at the Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College, tells us about her most recent study, which focuses on how Israel managed to clamp down on a prosperous women trafficking industry.
A Muslim and Democratic state: Lessons from Indonesia
Dr. Giora Eliraz, a Middle East scholar from Hebrew University and the IDC in Herzliya, specializes in Islam in southeast Asia – namely, Indonesia and Malaysia. He discusses the exchange between the Islamic center and periphery on democracy and religion.
Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Shotey Haneuva - Kol Galgal
Maor Cohen - Shir Shel Yom Hulin
John Legend - You And I
Shalom Hanoch - Rak Ben Adam
Fri, 17 October 2014
Rise and decline of civilizations: Lessons for the Jewish People
Dr. Salomon Wald, senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute in Jerusalem and author of Rise and Decline of Civilizations: Lessons for the Jewish People, tells us what the Jewish civilization, though unique in human history, has to learn from other people's mistakes.
The evolving national identity of Israeli Arabs
Dr. Itamar Radai, director of the Konrad Adenauer Program for Jewish-Arab Cooperation at the Moshe Dayan Center, discusses the evolving national identity of Israeli Arabs, or 'the Palestinian citizens of Israel' – what they're called depends on whom you ask.
Hemi Rudner & Dan Toren - Imperiot Noflot Le'at
Mira Awad - Bukra
Prince and 3rd Eye Girl- Ain'tTurninRound
Alt-J - Every Other Freckle
Ester Rada - Could It Be