The Tel Aviv Review (general)

Dr. Ronen Mendelkern, a political economist at Tel Aviv University, discusses the 1962 New Economic Policy - a plan that sought to liberalize the highly interventionist Israeli economy of the time, that ended up almost entirely in the bin. 
 
Song: Yonatan Raz'El - Katonti

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_19.12.16_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm CEST

Professor Chaim Gans, a legal and political philosopher at Tel Aviv University, discusses his new book A Political Theory for the Jewish People, which seeks to pave a liberal third way between Zionism (in its current, illiberal version) and post-Zionism.

Song: Shai Zabari - HaMelech

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_16.12.16_Prof._chaim_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CEST

Prof. Jeffrey S. Gurock, a historian of American Judaism at Yeshiva University in New York, discusses his latest book The Jews of Harlem: The Rise, Decline and Revival of a Jewish Community, which explores the history of what was at some point the third-largest Jewish community in the US. 
 
Joining the discussion is the Tel Aviv Review's new co-host, international political expert and consultant Dr. Dahlia Scheindlin 
 

Song: Sivan Shavit - Bein Ha'Etz Lasafsal

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_Prof_Jeffrey_S_Gurock_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm CEST

Daniel Goldman, the chairman of Gesher, an Israeli civil society organization dedicated to building bridges and mending rifts in Israeli society, and a student of diaspora communities' relationship with the State of Israel, offers a comparative view on the changing patterns of affinity for Israel among American and British Jews. 
 
 Song: Shlomi Bracha - Ahava

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_Daniel_Goldman_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am CEST

Gabriel Motzkin, professor of philosophy and the outgoing director of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, discusses the link between religion and scientific production, one of his main areas of expertise, ahead of an event at the Van Leer Institute dedicated to this question.

Song: Eran Zur - Lev Al Ma'ake

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_4.12.16_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:19am CEST

Professor Itai Sened, the founding chair of the School of Social and Policy Studies at Tel Aviv University whose research, in collaboration with the Eilat-Eilot Renewable Energy Initiative, focuses on policies pertaining to the use of renewable energy. He explains why Israel should be a leader in the field, and how structural and bureaucratic obstacles get in the way.

Song: אריק איינשטיין - קשה לכתוב דמעות

 

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: TLV_Review_02.12.16_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CEST

Professor Esther Schor of the Department of English at Princeton University discusses her new book "Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language," which tells the story of one of the most ambitious social experiments in modern history.

Song: שלמה גרוניך - נואיבה

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_28.11.16__64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CEST

Rabbi Burton Visotzky, Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at the Jewish Theological Center in New York, discusses his new book "Aphrodite and the Rabbi: How Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It," tracing the many imprints Greco-Roman culture has left on Judaism's evolution throughout the centuries.

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_25.11.16__64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CEST

Professor Naomi Chazan, a political scientist and the co-director of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute's Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS), discusses the center's latest Gender Index report, Israel's most comprehensive database of gender inequality in the country.

Song: Hats ft. Gal De Paz - No Love Song

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_20.11.16_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CEST

Dr. Boaz Cohen, lecturer in history and chair of the Holocaust Studies Program at the Western Galilee College, discusses his new book Was Their Voice Heard? Early Holocaust Testimonies of Child Survivors and analyzes the treatment of underage survivors and how it could inform refugee relief agencies working today.

Song: Rafi Perski - Berlin

 

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_18-11-16_Boaz_Cohen_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am CEST