The Tel Aviv Review (general)

Dr. Nadia Valman, a literary historian teaching at Queen Mary, University of London, talks about her newly developed walking tour app exploring the history of Jewish east London through the works of Israel Zangwill, a 19th-century Jewish novelist.

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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Aaron Henne, the artistic director of Theatre Dybbuk in Los Angeles, discusses the creative process of adapting Jewish texts for the stage and making this art palatable to a wide audience.

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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Maggie Anton, a Talmud scholar and historical fiction writer discusses her new book Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say about You-Know-What.

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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Zev Farber, a rabbi and Hebrew Bible scholar, discusses his latest book Halakhic Realities: Collected Essays on Brain Death and the forthcoming sequel Halakhic Realities: Collected Essays on Organ Donation, showcasing a textbook example of how Jewish law had to adapt to modern realities.

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_13.01.17_Zev_Faber64.mp3
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Daisy Abboudi, a historian of the Jewish community of Sudan, recounts the little known history of a small and short-lived Jewish presence in northeast Africa.

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: 10:30am CEST

Rabbi Professor Art Green, the founder and current rector of the Hebrew College Rabbinical School in Boston, discusses the Hasidic sect that in the space of just several decades has become a major draw for many Jews around the world. 

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: 7:24pm CEST

Ariela Migdal, a women's rights lawyer formerly with the American Civil Liberties Union, analyzes the status of women in the United States and within the Jewish community through some of the cases and campaigns that she led. 

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_02.01.17_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39am CEST

Dr. Amir Locker-Biletzky, a post-doctoral fellow at Concordia University's Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies, discusses how the Israeli Communist Party looked back on the participation of its members in the iconic battle against Fascism, and the cult-like culture that it instigated.

Song: Rotem Cohen - El Ha'Olam Shelach

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. Ruvi Ziegler, a lecturer in law at the University of Reading, discusses Israel's half-hearted treatment of tens of thousands of African asylum seekers who entered its territory over the last decade, and the mark that they left on Israel's migration law.
 

Song: Berry Saharof

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: 6:00am CEST

Professor Martin Kramer, a Middle East scholar and founding president of Jerusalem's Shalem College, discusses his new book "The War on Error: Israel, Islam and the Middle East," a collection of essays seeking to debunk myths and biases within scholarship and commentary on Israel and the Middle East.
 

Song: Idan Raichel - Ma'agalim

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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