The Tel Aviv Review

Protecting Jews in interwar Europe

Prof. Carole Fink, a historian at Ohio State University in the US, tells us about how Europe's Jews fit into the numerous minority protection schemes that emerged on the continent in the interwar period, and about the road to their catastrophic breakdown.

The individual and the social in psychoanalysis

Prof. Uri Hadar of the School of Psychological Sciences at Tel Aviv University talks about his book Psychoanalysis and Social Involvement: Interpretation and Action, which seeks to address an ongoing tension between psychoanalysis and fellow social sciences.

 

Music:

Duffy - Warwick Avenue
Neil Sedaka - Oh! Carol
Mika Karni and Idan Refael Haviv - Shtei Dakot Me Ha-Chayim

Direct download: TLV_Review_27-3-15__FULL__128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:23pm CEST

The birth of the cosmopolitan Jew

Prof. Sander Gilman, who teaches history at Emory University in the US, is an extremely prolific academic with a vast spectrum of fields of expertise. He discusses his latest study, cleverly entitled "Aliens vs Predators: Cosmopolitan Jews vs Jewish Nomads."

The unwitting standard-bearers of Judaism

Prof. Renee Levine Melammed, a senior faculty member at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, shares with us her insights from her momentous study about the history of crypto-Jewish women in Spain under the Inquisition.

 

Music:

Radiohead - Just
HaBiluim - Hazman Ha'acharon
MGMT - Time To Pretend

Direct download: TLV_Review_20-3-15_FULL_128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm CEST

Tues. 9-11PM (Israel); 3-5PM (EST); 12-2PM (PT)

Join TLV1 anchors Ilene Prusher and Gilad Halpern for LIVE coverage of Israel's election madness as the exit polls come out and the votes begin to be counted.

We'll have TLV1 & Haaretz correspondents at the major campaign headquarters and special reports on the issues facing Israeli voters.

Weds. 7AM (Israel); 1AM (EST); 10PM (PT)

Listen to our special LIVE election panel of Noah Efron, Debra Kamin, and Gil Troy putting together the pieces of the jigsaw as the Israeli election results come in - that's when the political game really begins in the race to form a coalition.

 

Tune in LIVE at www.tlv1.fm

Direct download: Live_Election_Coverage.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:39pm CEST

More than moneylending: The economic history of the Jews

Economist Zvi Eckstein of the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya offers an original and compelling explanation of the demographic meanders of the Jewish people in the common era.

 

Israeli conscientious objectors: Torn between values and struggle for survival

Dr. Erica Weiss, Tel Aviv University anthropologist  and author of Conscientious Objectors in Israel: Citizenship, Sacrifice, Trials of Fealty, tackles the concept of conscientious objection in Israel – a democratic society that honors the freedom of conscience while fighting for its survival.

 

Music:

Liron Amram - Hashachar
Blues LaHofesh Hagadol Cast - Lo Rotsim
Tiny Grimes Quintette (with Charlie Parker) -Romance Without Finance (Is a Nuisance)

Direct download: TLV_Review_13-3-15_full_128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52pm CEST

The story of Jerusalem's legendary headmistress

Prof. Laura Schor, a historian at Hunter College and author of The Best School in Jerusalem: Annie Landau's School for Girls, discusses the character of Annie Landau, a high-profile public figure in Jerusalem during one of its most tumultuous periods.

The Old Testament in early American political thought

Dr. Eran Shalev of the University of Haifa, author of American Zion: The Old Testament as Political Text from the Revolution to the Civil War, traces the theological and ideological origins of the special relationship between Israel and America.

 

Music:

The Stone Roses - Love Spreads
Lulu - To Sir With Love
Carly Simon - Let The River Run

Direct download: TLV_Review_6-3-15_128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:42pm CEST

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