The Tel Aviv Review
Professor Esther Schor of the Department of English at Princeton University discusses her new book "Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language," which tells the story of one of the most ambitious social experiments in modern history.

Song: שלמה גרוניך - נואיבה

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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Rabbi Burton Visotzky, Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at the Jewish Theological Center in New York, discusses his new book "Aphrodite and the Rabbi: How Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It," tracing the many imprints Greco-Roman culture has left on Judaism's evolution throughout the centuries.

Song: Sivan Talmor - Circles

 

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 Naomi Chazan, a political scientist and the co-director of the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute's Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere (WIPS), discusses the center's latest Gender Index report, Israel's most comprehensive database of gender inequality in the country.

Song: Hats ft. Gal De Paz - No Love Song

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. Boaz Cohen, lecturer in history and chair of the Holocaust Studies Program at the Western Galilee College, discusses his new book Was Their Voice Heard? Early Holocaust Testimonies of Child Survivors and analyzes the treatment of underage survivors and how it could inform refugee relief agencies working today.

Song: Rafi Perski - Berlin

 

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. Erella Grassiani, an anthropologist at the University of Amsterdam, discusses her new book Soldiering the Occupation: Processes of Numbing among Israeli Soldiers in the Al Aqsa Intifada, where she analyzes the link between the spatial aspects of Israel's control of the West Bank and its moral consequences.

Song: Boy of the world - Tipkas

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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History Professor Wm. Roger Louis of the University of Texas at Austin, a world-renowned expert in British imperial history, discusses the repercussions of two WWI British foreign policy decisions - the Sykes-Picot agreement and the Balfour Declaration - that are still felt across the Middle East to this day.

Prof. Louis participated in an international symposium at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute upon the 100th anniversary of the Sykes-Picot agreement.

Song: Yael Dekelbaum - Tfilat HaImahot

 

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. Orit Rozin, professor of Jewish history at Tel Aviv University, is the author of the newly published A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights and National Identity in the New Israeli State. In her research, she analyzes the day-to-day practices with which the establishment and immigrants themselves have shaped the famous Israeli melting pot.

Song: The Idan Raichel Project - Im Hayit Ro'a

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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Prof. Uri Ram, a sociologist at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and author of the recently published The Return of Martin Buber: National and Social Thought in Israel from Buber to the Neo-Buberians, sheds light on an oft-forgotten chapter in the life of the celebrated Jewish theologian and political thinker. Appointed in 1947, Buber was the first chair in sociology in Israel, and introduced ideas that were quickly sidelined but have taken center stage in recent years. 

Song: Meir Ariel - Neshel Hanachash

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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