The Tel Aviv Review (general)

Dr. Yael Berda, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, discusses her forthcoming book Permit, which analyzes Israeli practices of surveillance of the Palestinian population in the West Bank.

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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Professor Benny Morris, one of the foremost historians of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has ventured into a new territory. He discusses his forthcoming book that analyzes the Ottoman Empire's policy towards its minorities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with the 1915 Armenian Genocide as its brutal culmination. 

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_24.02.17_64.mp3
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Dr. Yael Sternhell, lecturer in American history at Tel Aviv University, discusses her book Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South, and analyzes the interplay between physical movement of populations and the redrawing of the social and political order.

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_20.02.17_64.mp3
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Dr. Simon Parizhsky, a Jewish literature scholar and program director at Moscow's Eshkolot Center, busts a few myths about the "Dark Ages" of the Soviet Union and the "enlightenment" of the post-Communist era. 

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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Dr. Karin Loevy, a legal scholar at New York University and the author of the recently published Emergencies in Public Law: The Legal Politics of Containment, and Dr. Yoav Mehozay, a sociologist at the University of Haifa and the author of the recently published Between the Rule of Law and States of Emergency: The Fluid Jurisprudence of the Israeli Regime explain how states of emergency are far more prevalent than we'd like to admit, and the repercussions for democracy that this situation entails.

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_13.02.17_64.mp3
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Yehuda Shenhav, professor of sociology at Tel Aviv University and editor-in-chief of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute's Maktoob Book Series for Translations from Arabic, discusses how literary translations can outperform scholarship in bringing about positive social change.

The first book in the series, Salman Natur's Walking on the Wind, will be launched at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute on Wednesday, February 15.

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_10.02.17_64.mp3
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Robert Goldenberg, Professor Emeritus of Judaic Studies at Stony Brook University in New York, discusses the Jewish rituals of the Hellenistic and Roman periods, and why a practicing Jew today will unlikely recognize any of them.

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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Dr. Abigail Jacobson, a Middle East historian and Academic Director of the Mediterranean Neighbors unit at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, and Dr. Moshe Naor of the department of Israel Studies at the University of Haifa, discuss their co-authored book Oriental Neighbors: Middle Eastern Jews and Arabs in Mandatory Palestine, which explores the interaction - at times cooperative and at others confrontational - between Arabs and Jews of Middle Eastern descent in British-ruled Palestine.

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-03.02.2017_64.mp3
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Orthodox rabbi, Jewish educator and philosopher Dr. Sam Lebens who specializes in, among other things, Bertrand Russell's thought, talks about his eclectic borrowing from the two traditions in his own work and the inability to separate between the two.

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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Prof. Dov Waxman, author of Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel, joins hosts Gilad Halpern and Dahlia Scheindlin to discuss how the divisiveness of President Trump is going to affect the already divided Jewish American community.
 
Prof. Waxman was also our guest last year, when Hillary Clinton was still the next president. Listen here.
 
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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