The Tel Aviv Review

Dr. Susan Nashman Fraiman, an art historian at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, tells host Gilad Halpern about her recent research, which focuses on the emergence and evolution of candle-lighting practices – namely, the Shabbat Lamp – among the Jews of Ashkenaz.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am CEST

Prof. Meir Amor, an Israeli sociologist teaching at Concordia University in Canada, has been a Mizrahi activist for decades, as well as a long-time researcher of the Mizrahi question.

Prof. Amor talks to host Gilad Halpern about the principles of the Mizrahi struggle, theoretical as well as practical.

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am CEST

Evaluating the Jewish-German philosopher's theories on totalitarianism through testimonies of Holocaust victims and survivors.

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Category:segment -- posted at: 9:42am CEST

Dr. Michal Aharony, political philosophy and Holocaust studies professor at Beit Berl Academic College, recently authored Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality and Resistance.

Dr. Aharony talks to host Gilad Halpern about her work, which evaluates the Jewish-German philosopher's theories on totalitarianism through testimonies of Holocaust victims and survivors.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:41am CEST

Dr. Avi Bareli, a historian of Zionism at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, recently authored Authority and Participation in a New Democracy: Political Struggles in Mapai, Israel's Ruling Party, 1948-1953.

Dr. Bareli talks to host Gilad Halpern about opposition to Ben-Gurion's leadership from within the party, and how Israel's first prime minister was much less of a power-hungry, dictatorial leader than often thought.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:17am CEST

Prof. Lev Grinberg, a sociologist at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, joins host Gilad Halpern to discuss his new book Mo(ve)ments of Resistance: Politics, Economy and Society in Israel/Palestine 1931-2013. He gives a fresh analysis of power relations between the political hegemony and the people, exploring seven instances in the history of Israel.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm CEST

Dr. Adia Mendelson-Moaz of the department of Literature, Language and the Arts at Israel's Open University joins host Gilad Halpern to talk about her exploration of literary works written by four Israeli groups - Arabs, Mizrahis (Jews of Middle Eastern origin), Russians, and Ethiopians - focusing on the tension between collective and particular identities.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm CEST

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