Fri, 12 September 2014
This week's show is a special one, because we only have one guest. But it's a very special guest: Dr Fania Oz-Salzberger, a historian at Haifa University and a leading public intellectual in Israel.
She talks about the book Jews and Words, which she co-authored with her father Amos Oz, the famous Israeli novelist. It explores the importance of words to Jews over the generations.
F.R David - Words Don't Come Easy
Ha Hatzer Ha'achorit - Lishrok Bahoshech
Robert Plant - Rainbow
Thu, 4 September 2014
A eulogy to a different kind of Zionism
Prof. Ofer Shiff of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, author of the recently published The Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel, talks about the American-Jewish leader who lost the argument for diaspora-based kind of Zionism.
Airing grievances: A comparison of social protest movements
Naama Nagar, a sociologist from the University of Wisconsin Madison, was closely involved in two almost simultaneous social protest movements in 2011; in Wisconsin and in her native Israel. She draws parallels between the two.
Audioslave - Show Me How To Live
Otis Redding - I Love You More Than Words Can Say
Radiohead - 2+2=5
Geva Alon - Yam Shaket
Shalom Hanoch - Bagilgool Haze
Fri, 29 August 2014
The price of collaboration
Prof. Menachem Hofnung, a political scientist from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, unveils a ground-breaking study that he has just concluded about Israel's treatment of Arab informants over the years.
A time of harmonious coexistence
We speak to the makers of the documentary film Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah, which explores the cordial relations between Jews and Berbers in Morocco that were severed when politics got in the way.
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Idan Raichel's Project - Beyom Shabat
Ehud Banai - David & Shaul
Incubus - Love Hurts
Hatikva 6 - Od Pa'am Pa'am
Thu, 21 August 2014