The Tel Aviv Review

Dr. Eitan Bar-Yosef of the Department of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics at Ben Gurion University of the Negev and author of A Villa in the Jungle: Africa in Israeli culture, talks about Israelis' fascination with Africa in the early decades of statehood.

This episode was originally aired on April 4, 2014. 

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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Noemi Schlosser, playwright and director, discusses her forthcoming documentary film The Youth of 1948, which seeks to document and tell the personal stories of the last remaining survivors of Israel's War of Independence.

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. Elad Segev of Tel Aviv University's Department of Communication discusses his recent studies, which have sought to establish whether Israel is really unfairly singled out in the Western media. The results, not surprisingly, are more ambiguous than you might think.

This episode was originally aired on March 16, 2014. 

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 Aeyal Gross of Tel Aviv University's law school discusses his new book The Writing on the Wall: Rethinking the International Law of Occupation, and explains how classic categories in international law need to be adapted to a changing political, diplomatic and technological reality. 

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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Adam LeBor, a journalist and author, discusses his new spy thriller novels featuring UN secret agent and former Israeli spy Yael Azoulay, the so-called "Israeli female James Bond."

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. Olga Kirschbaum, a historian (PhD NYU) discusses the intellectual networks of Hannah Arendt, one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century, during her professional coming of age in the Weimar Republic and in later years. She explores the individual and atmospheric influences on her thinking on politics, human nature, social democracy and Zionism.

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 Meron Medzini, a Japanologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses his new book Under the Shadow of the Rising Sun: Japan and the Jews during the Holocaust 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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Yonathan Mizrachi, director of Emek Shaveh, a Jerusalem-based organization that undertakes to “prevent the politicization of archaeology in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and to protect ancient sites belonging to members of all communities, faiths and peoples,” talks politics and archaeology ahead of an event at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute on March 28 entitled "Heritage, Politics and Everything In-between: UNESCO in Israel and Jerusalem."

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Dr. Heather McRobie, a post-doctoral fellow at Tel Aviv University's law school, specializes in Egypt's constitutional law, which went into overdrive in the wake of President Hosni Mubarak's ouster in 2011 and the chaos that ensued. 

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Sarah Kreimer, a veteran Israeli-American activist, has just published her memoir Vision and Division in Israel: My Journey Along the Seam, which offers valuable insight into the feats and defeats of Jewish-Arab dialogue in Israel over the years.

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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