The Tel Aviv Review

Tortured by the State: Race and gender in contemporary Israel

Prof. Smadar Lavie, visiting professor at UCC's Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century and author of Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture, tells us about the modalities of race and gender in contemporary Israel.  

The everyday experience: Keeping monotony at bay

Dr. Eran Dorfman, senior lecturer in French and Literature at Tel Aviv University and author of Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition, shares with us the mechanisms that prevent our daily lives from becoming unchanging and monotonous.

 

Music:

Duran Duran - A View To Kill

Habiluim - Ballada Le'em Had Horit (Viki Knafo Item)

The Angelcy - The Call

Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans

 

Uzi Ramirez - Blossom

Direct download: TLV_Review_25.9.14.mp3
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This week's show is a special one, because we only have one guest. But it's a very special guest: Dr Fania Oz-Salzberger, a historian at Haifa University and a leading public intellectual in Israel.

She talks about the book Jews and Words, which she co-authored with her father Amos Oz, the famous Israeli novelist. It explores the importance of words to Jews over the generations.

 

Music:

F.R David - Words Don't Come Easy

Ha Hatzer Ha'achorit - Lishrok Bahoshech

Robert Plant - Rainbow

Direct download: TLV_Review_12.9.14.mp3
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A eulogy to a different kind of Zionism

Prof. Ofer Shiff of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, author of the recently published The Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel, talks about the American-Jewish leader who lost the argument for diaspora-based kind of Zionism.

Airing grievances: A comparison of social protest movements

Naama Nagar, a sociologist from the University of Wisconsin Madison, was closely involved in two almost simultaneous social protest movements in 2011; in Wisconsin and in her native Israel. She draws parallels between the two.

Music:

Audioslave - Show Me How To Live

Otis Redding - I Love You More Than Words Can Say

Radiohead - 2+2=5

Geva Alon - Yam Shaket

Shalom Hanoch - Bagilgool Haze

Direct download: TLV_Review_5.9.4.mp3
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