The Tel Aviv Review

Dr. Uta Larkey, professor of German and the Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Languages at Goucher College in the United States, discusses with host Gilad Halpern the migration patterns of Jewish displaced persons from Germany in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War.

Song: Guy Mezig - Mitorer Meuchar

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:31pm CEST

Prof. Csaba Nikolenyi, a political scientist at Concordia University in Canada and the director of the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies there, discusses with host Gilad Halpern the effects of the phenomenon of party swapping on political stability in Israel over the years.

Song: Eitan Masuri - Elohim Natan Lecha Bematana

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:19pm CEST

Sam Fleischacker, a professor of philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago, discusses with host Gilad Halpern his latest book The Good and the Good Book, which seeks to establish how valid sacred texts are for the modern, rational man.

Song: Rona Kenan - Ani Va'atsmi

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

Direct download: TLVR_17-6-16_Sam_Fleischacker_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:04am CEST

Prof. Dov Waxman, a political science, international affairs and Israel Studies scholar at Northeastern University, discusses with host Gilad Halpern his new book Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict Over Israel, which explores the evolution of the Israel debate among Jewish Americans over the years.

Song: J Views - Into The Light

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

Direct download: TLVR_17-6-16_Dov_Waxman_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am CEST

Aram Abu Saleh, a student at Jerusalem's Israel Arts and Science Academy, is the recipient of the Van Leer award for outstanding essays written by high school students. He talks to host Gilad Halpern about Abul 'Alaa al Ma'ari, a maverick 11th century Islamic theologian and poet, whose unconventional views remain hated and admired in equal measure.

Song: Gili Yalo - City Life

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

Direct download: TLVR_10-6-16_Aram_Abu_Saleh_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:55pm CEST

Prof. Russell Berman, a literary scholar at Stanford University, discusses with host Gilad Halpern the pedagogic rationale behind his undergraduate seminar "Zionism and the Novel," and how a critical study of literature can enrich the debate about Israel and Zionism.

Song: OSOG - Who Who

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:48am CEST

Prof. Motti Inbari, a religions scholar at the University of North Carolina Pembroke, is the author of the new book Jewish Radical Ultra-Orthodoxy Confronts Modernity, Zionism and Women's Equality. Prof. Inbari discusses with host Gilad Halpern the genealogy of the two most radical examples of Jewish ultra-Orthodoxy: Jerusalem's Neturei Karta and Brooklyn's Satmar Hasidim.

Song: Sharon Lifshitz - Machshavot Hakaits

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

Direct download: TLVR_3-6-16_Motti_Inbari_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:20pm CEST

Prof. Chandra Mukerji, a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Communication and Science Studies at the University of California San Diego, is the author of the forthcoming book Reimagining Modernity. She discusses with host Gilad Halpern her thesis that traces the origins of modernity to the Black Death, which instigated a complete overhaul in the way society functioned and perceived itself.

Song: Nechi Nech - Lamrot Hakol (Balada LePetach Tikva)

This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.

Direct download: TLVR_3-6-16_Chandra_Mukerji_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am CEST

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