Thu, 6 November 2014
On our program today, our guests are:
Thu, 30 October 2014
Why do Jews play a "ridiculously disproportionate" role in the sciences?
Dr. Noah Efron, the founding chair of the Program in Science, Technology, Society at Bar-Ilan University, and a fellow TLV1 broadcaster, recently published in English by Hebrew Union College Press and John Hopkins University Press. He will give his original take on a generations long question: Why are Jews so smart?
Bombay: Exploring the Jewish Urban Heritage
Dr. Shaul Sapir is a geography professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the author of several books. His most recent book, 'Bombay: Exploring the Jewish Urban Heritage,' tells us the outcome of unprecedented and meticulous research into the relatively obscure history of the predominantly Iraqi Jewish community in the Indian city.
Thu, 23 October 2014
How Israel successfully abolished the trafficking of women
Dr. Nurit Hashimshony-Yaffe, a political scientist at the Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College, tells us about her most recent study, which focuses on how Israel managed to clamp down on a prosperous women trafficking industry.
A Muslim and Democratic state: Lessons from Indonesia
Dr. Giora Eliraz, a Middle East scholar from Hebrew University and the IDC in Herzliya, specializes in Islam in southeast Asia – namely, Indonesia and Malaysia. He discusses the exchange between the Islamic center and periphery on democracy and religion.
Mark Ronson feat. Amy Winehouse - Valerie
Shotey Haneuva - Kol Galgal
Maor Cohen - Shir Shel Yom Hulin
John Legend - You And I
Shalom Hanoch - Rak Ben Adam
Fri, 17 October 2014
Rise and decline of civilizations: Lessons for the Jewish People
Dr. Salomon Wald, senior fellow at the Jewish People Policy Institute in Jerusalem and author of Rise and Decline of Civilizations: Lessons for the Jewish People, tells us what the Jewish civilization, though unique in human history, has to learn from other people's mistakes.
The evolving national identity of Israeli Arabs
Dr. Itamar Radai, director of the Konrad Adenauer Program for Jewish-Arab Cooperation at the Moshe Dayan Center, discusses the evolving national identity of Israeli Arabs, or 'the Palestinian citizens of Israel' – what they're called depends on whom you ask.
Hemi Rudner & Dan Toren - Imperiot Noflot Le'at
Mira Awad - Bukra
Prince and 3rd Eye Girl- Ain'tTurninRound
Alt-J - Every Other Freckle
Ester Rada - Could It Be
Wed, 8 October 2014
Under women's wings: The architecture of the ezrat nashim
Adva Naama Baram, an architect and photographer specializing in architectural photography, talks about her new exhibition, currently showing at the Architects' House Gallery in Jaffa, dedicated to ezrat nashim – the women's section in synagogues across the country.
How Shlomo Sand stopped being a Jew
Prof. Shlomo Sand, who just retired from a teaching position at the Department of History at Tel Aviv University, is probably best known for his bestselling The Invention of the Jewish People, whose final chapter, 'How I stopped Being A Jew,' just appeared in English.
Arctic Monkeys - Do I Want To Know
Hahazer Ha'achoirt - Lishrok Ba'hoshech
Yehudit Ravitz - Boei Me'ahava
Paul McCartney - New
Noa & Mira Awad - There Must Be Another Way
Thu, 2 October 2014
Water laws in British-ruled Palestine: A case study
Dr. David Schorr, a historian of environmental law at Tel Aviv University's School of Law, tells us about the evolution of water laws in Palestine during the mandate years, and how the treatment of this scarce resource helped shape this country's political and legal reality in years to come.
Darwinism vs. Creationism: Not just for Christians
Dr. Rachel Pear, teaching assistant at the School of Education at Bar-Ilan University and a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Haifa, gives us a breakdown of the great variety Jewish Orthodox attitudes to Darwin's theory of evolution over the years.
Prince - Kiss
Dudu Tassa - Ani Guitara
Cardigans - Lovefool
The Who - Water
Meir Ariel - Ma Hadash Bamada
Wed, 24 September 2014
Tortured by the State: Race and gender in contemporary Israel
Prof. Smadar Lavie, visiting professor at UCC's Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century and author of Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture, tells us about the modalities of race and gender in contemporary Israel.
The everyday experience: Keeping monotony at bay
Dr. Eran Dorfman, senior lecturer in French and Literature at Tel Aviv University and author of Foundations of the Everyday: Shock, Deferral, Repetition, shares with us the mechanisms that prevent our daily lives from becoming unchanging and monotonous.
Duran Duran - A View To Kill
Habiluim - Ballada Le'em Had Horit (Viki Knafo Item)
The Angelcy - The Call
Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans
Uzi Ramirez - Blossom
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