The Tel Aviv Review

Nimrod Lin, a doctoral fellow in history at the University of Toronto, tracks back the emergence of the demographic discourse in Zionism. He discusses with host Gilad Halpern how, at different stages in Zionist history, the leadership tried to cope with this ongoing challenge.

Song: Liron Amram & HaPanterim - Hashahar

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_30-9-16_Nimrod_Lin_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am CEST

Meital Regev, a doctoral fellow at the archaeology and land of Israel studies department at Bar-Ilan University, discusses with host Gilad Halpern Israel's sometimes ambivalent attitude towards the prospective immigration of Ethiopia's centuries-old Jewish community, since the enactment of the Law of Return in 1950.

Song: Hanan Ben Ari - Ima Im Haiti

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_23-9-16_Meital_Regev_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm CEST

Prof. Michael Levin is a historian of architecture at Shenkar College for Engineering, Art and Design, and co-editor of Richard Kaufmann and the Zionist Project. He discusses with host Gilad Halpern the life and works of the Jewish-German architect, who was hired in 1920 as the chief planner of the Zionist community and who single-handedly shaped the landscape of modern Israel.

A launch event, complete with a tour of Jerusalem guided by Prof. Levin, is organized by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute on Monday, September 26.

Song: Ester Rada - Ata Pele

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_23-9-16_Michael_Levin_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:47am CEST

Dr. Ori Goldberg, a scholar of political Islam and lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, analyzes with host Gilad Halpern the novelty of the Islamic State group. Dr. Goldberg explains why IS poses new threats and offers new opportunities to the West.

Song: Shlomi Bracha - Tsav

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_16-9-16_Ori_Goldberg_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm CEST

Gabriel Mitchell, a doctoral fellow in government and international affairs at the University of Virginia Tech, discusses with host Gilad Halpern how Israel balances security interests and economic opportunity, in light of the recent discovery of huge offshore gas fields.

Song: Hadag Nahash & Yehudit Ravitz - Ad Hasof

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_16-9-16_Gabriel_Mitchell_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:13pm CEST

After the fall of Communism, photographer Yuri Dojc returned to his native Slovakia to document the country's Jewish community, which remained intact in every respect except one: Its people. Dojc's new exhibition, "Last Folio," opens this week at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. It features photos of dilapidated books, abandoned synagogues and decrepit old people, symbolizing a once buzzing Jewish life. He and curator Katya Krausova join host Gilad Halpern.

Song: Shalom Hanoch - An'Lo Yodea Eich Lomar Lach

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_9-9-16_Yuri_Deutsch_and_Katya_Krasova_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:45am CEST

Colin Shindler, professor emeritus of Israel Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, discusses with host Gilad Halpern his book The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, a comprehensive review of the evolution of the conservative and nationalist sections in Zionism.

Song: HaBiluim - Ani Afrika'i

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_9-9-16_Colin_Shindler_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27am CEST

Dr. Sara Shadmi-Wortman, chair of the community research and action programs at Oranim Academic College, discusses with host Gilad Halpern how the community - an ostensibly invisible social structure - can be engineered and constructed for the benefit of social cohesion and quality of life.

Song: Ayala Ingedashet - Basar Vadam

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_2-9-16_Sara_Shadmi-Wortman_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:13pm CEST

Prof. Mohammed Wattad, a legal scholar at the University of California at Irvine and Zefat Academic College in Israel, explores with host Gilad Halpern the cultural and professional orientation of Israel's highest legal instance, past and present.

Song: Danny Sanderson - Khoshev Alayich

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_2-9-16_Mohammed_Wattad_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am CEST

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