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