The Tel Aviv Review

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.

Music:

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)

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