The Tel Aviv Review

Omri Grinberg, an anthropologist at the University of Toronto, tells host Gilad Halpern about his research that focuses on the ethnography of the so-called Palestinian "children of the junction" – teenage boys from the West Bank who slip into Israel to work as peddlers.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:48pm CEST

Dr. Liora Halperin, assistant professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, author of Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism and Language Diversity in Palestine 1920-1948, tells host Gilad Halpern about the ideological as well as the practical aspects of the inculcation of the Hebrew language in pre-state Israel.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:38pm CEST

Dr. Amira Halperin, a communications scholar who has recently completed her PhD thesis at the University of Westminster, UK, is the first ever Israeli researcher to study the UK Palestinian diaspora. She discusses this community's use of new media with host Gilad Halpern.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm CEST

Jeffrey Herf, a distinguished professor of history at the University of Maryland, talks to host Gilad Halpern about the attitude of East Germany and the West German radical left towards Israel between 1967-1989, against the backdrop of the memory of the Holocaust as well as the Cold War.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm CEST

Prof. Yosef Salmon, a Jewish history professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, is the author of Do Not Provoke Providence: Orthodoxy In The Grip Of Nationalism, which was recently published in English by Academic Studies Press. He explores the history of the relationship between Zionism and Judaism with host Gilad Halpern.

Direct download: TLV_Review_12-6-15_Yosef.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:12pm CEST

Dr. Edna Barromi Perlman, a photography scholar and professor at the University of Haifa, speaks to host Gilad Halpern about the landscape photography in Palestine/Eretz Israel/the Holy Land, and how it became, just like anything else in the history of this place, an effective political and ideological tool.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:56pm CEST

Dr. Edna Barromi Perlman talks about the landscape photography in Israel and how it became an effective political and ideological tool.

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Category:segment -- posted at: 3:42pm CEST

Nachum Shiloh, who's about to complete his PhD at Tel Aviv University's Department of History, talks to host Gilad Halpern about his research that focuses on the history of Saudi elites in the first half of the 20th century.

In our minds, Saudi Arabia, to this day, has been an ultraconservative, almost medieval society, with a clear hierarchy and a coercive leadership. But it turns out that is not exactly the case.

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm CEST

Prof. Roberta Ronsethal Kwall, a legal scholar and the founding director of the DePaul University College of Law, has just authored a new book entitled The Myth of the Cultural Jew – Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition.

She explains to host Gilad Halpern why even the most secular Jews have imbibed the halakha, whether they like it or not.

 

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Category:general -- posted at: 6:00pm CEST

Saudi Arabia has always seemed an ultraconservative society, with a clear hierarchy and a coercive leadership.

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Category:segment -- posted at: 5:10pm CEST

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