Sat, 25 April 2015
The birth of a Zionist myth
Dr. Ofer Nurdheimer Nur of Tel Aviv University talks about the inception of a prominent Zionist myth – the establishment in the early 1920s of the settlement of Upper Bitania by a highly ideological group of immigrants from central Europe.
Hillel House: Key player in identity politics
Ella Ben Hagay, a social psychologist at University of California in Santa Cruz, talks about her current research, which focuses on the circulation of narratives associated with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict among the US diaspora.
Ester Rada - Four Women
Fri, 17 April 2015
Terrorism in Cyberspace: The next generation
Prof. Gabriel Weimann of the department of Communication studies at the University of Haifa has been studying terrorist communication on the Internet for almost two decades. He takes host Gilad Halpern through its evolution.
How Jews in the Jim Crow South labored to be white
Dr. Caroline Light of Harvard University talks about her recent work with host Gilad Halpern. It analyses the circumstances that led to the establishment of a sizable Jewish charity network in the American South in the post-Reconstruction period.
Eifo Hayeled - Rak Bishvil Lekabel Chibuk
Thu, 2 April 2015
Zion and the Diaspora in 20th century Jewish thought
Prof. Yossi Turner, who teaches modern Jewish philosophy at the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, explores the evolution of Zionism, and the integration and growing political power of Jewish communities around the world.
The Jew who defeated Hitler
Peter Moreira discusses his book, The Jew who Defeated Hitler: Henry Morgenthau Jr., FDR, And How We Won The War. Its protagonist was instrumental in financing what was then the most expensive human endeavor to date: WWII.
Blur - There Are Too Many of Us