The Tel Aviv Review

Dr. Merav Ben-Nun, a lecturer at Oranim Academic College of Education and the founding principal of Haifa's first Jewish-Arab school, discusses with host Gilad Halpern the hopes and frustrations that the enterprise provides on a daily basis.

Song: Hadag Nahash - Af Ehad

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_26-8-16_Merav_Ben_Nun_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:53pm CET

Ilan Peleg, a professor of government, law and Israel Studies at Lafayette College, analyzes with host Gilad Halpern the recent shift in Israel's hegemonic discourse from confident self-reliance to radical victimhood.

Song: The Apples ft. Jessie Evans - Purified

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_26-8-16_Ilan_Peleg_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am CET

Dr. Rachel Back, a poet, translator and lecturer in English literature at Oranim Academic College for Education, discusses with host Gilad Halpern the overlap between poetry, education and progressive social change.

Song: Sivan Talmor - Circles

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_19-8-16_Rachel_Back_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:24am CET

Zachary Smith, a doctoral fellow in political science at the University of Pennsylvania, analyzes with host Gilad Halpern the critique leveled at the two pillars of classic Zionism - rootedness and a Western orientation - by contemporary Mizrahi radicals in Israel.

Song: Teapacks - Ma Iti

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_19-8-16_Zachary_Smith_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52am CET

Prof. William Miles, a political scientist at Northeastern University in Boston, discusses with host Gilad Halpern the challenges 21st-century Israel poses to the Druze - a largely integrationist indigenous group - against the backdrop of the tensions between Jews and Arabs, the turmoil in the Middle East, and life in a modern economy.

Song: Yoni Rechter - Be'etsem At Po Leyadi

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_12-8-16_William_Miles_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:04pm CET

Adina Hoffman, an Israeli-American writer, critic and essayist, discusses with host Gilad Halpern her new book Till We Have Built Jerusalem: Architects of a New City, which tells the story of three architects - a Jew, an Englishman and an Arab - who were instrumental in designing the skyline of modern Jerusalem in the first half of the 20th century.

Song: Meni Beger - Ze Haya Beiti

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_12-8-16_Adina_Hoffman_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am CET

Dr. Azriel Bermant, a historian and international relations professor at Tel Aviv University, discusses with host Gilad Halpern his book Margaret Thatcher and the Middle East, exploring the relationship of Great Britain's legendary prime minister with Israel and the Arab World.

Song: Tuna - Gam Ze Ya'avor

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_5-8-16_Azriel_Bermant_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26pm CET

Prof. Rebeca Raijman, a sociologist at the University of Haifa, discusses with host Gilad Halpern her book South African Jews in Israel: Assimilation in Multigenerational Perspective, highlighting the distinctive characteristics of one of the English speaking world's largest Jewish communities, before and after their mass aliya.

Song: Chava Albershtein - Karega Ze Nir'e Lo Tov

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_5-8-16_Rebeca_Raijman_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am CET

Dr. Leah Gilula, a theater studies scholar, discusses with host Gilad Halpern the limits of satirical plays during the British Mandate period, and their contribution to the creation of a homegrown Israeli culture.

Song: Funset - Wake up

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_29-7-16_Leah_Gilula_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:52pm CET

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