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
Thu, 21 August 2014