The Tel Aviv Review

Oded Gilad, the director of the newly founded One World - The Movement for Global Democracy, explains to host Gilad Halpern how shortcomings of the present international system could be addressed with a different, thoroughly democratic approach to dealing with global challenges such as climate change and poverty.

Song: Ovadia Hamame & Gad Elbaz - Mode Ani 

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.

Direct download: TLVR_21-10-16_Oded_Gilad_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am CEST

Prof. Lev Grinberg is a sociologist at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and a visiting lecturer at Dartmouth College in the United States. He discusses with host Gilad Halpern his book Politics and Violence in Israel/Palestine: Democracy vs. Military Rule and tries to establish why the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, compared to other seemingly intractable conflicts of the 20th century, has proven so resilient.

Song: Dori Ben Ze'ev - Sof Shavua Bakfar

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.

Direct download: TLVR_14-10-16_Lev_Greenberg_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am CEST

Gad Yair is a professor of sociology and education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He discusses with host Gilad Halpern his forthcoming book The Unruly Mind, which analyzes how - and why - Israeli scientists go about their business in such a different way to their international peers.

Song: Marina Maximilian - Tango

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

Direct download: TLVR_14-10-16_Gad_Yair_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:38pm CEST

Dr. Yarden Enav, an anthropologist at Israel's Open University, discusses with host Gilad Halpern his book Israeliness in No Man's Land: Citizenship in the West Bank of Israel/Palestine. He analyzes the ongoing attempt to establish normative Israeliness amid legal and political uncertainty.

Song: HaClick - Incubator

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

Direct download: TLVR_7-10-16_Yarden_Einav_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:36pm CEST

Dr. D Gershon Lewental, an Israel Studies professor at the University of Oklahoma, gives host Gilad Halpern an overview of the Baha'i religion - an offshoot of Shi'a Islam that set up shop in the Holy Land (albeit not in Jerusalem, thankfully). They discuss its relationship with the local ethnic groups under the different regimes.

Song: Ethnix - Tutim

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

Direct download: TLVR_7-10-16_D_Gershon_Lewenthal_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am CEST

Prof. Zvi Ziegler is Professor Emeritus of mathematics at the Technion and Chairman of the Israeli inter-university forum to combat academic boycotts. He assesses with host Gilad Halpern the threat posed to Israeli academia by international calls for a boycott, and explains how Israel tries - and in most cases succeeds - to thwart them.

Song: Geva Alon - Days of Hunger

 

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

Direct download: TLVR_30-9-16_Zvi_Ziegler_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am CEST

Nimrod Lin, a doctoral fellow in history at the University of Toronto, tracks back the emergence of the demographic discourse in Zionism. He discusses with host Gilad Halpern how, at different stages in Zionist history, the leadership tried to cope with this ongoing challenge.

Song: Liron Amram & HaPanterim - Hashahar

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.

Direct download: TLVR_30-9-16_Nimrod_Lin_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27am CEST

Meital Regev, a doctoral fellow at the archaeology and land of Israel studies department at Bar-Ilan University, discusses with host Gilad Halpern Israel's sometimes ambivalent attitude towards the prospective immigration of Ethiopia's centuries-old Jewish community, since the enactment of the Law of Return in 1950.

Song: Hanan Ben Ari - Ima Im Haiti

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.

Direct download: TLVR_23-9-16_Meital_Regev_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:49pm CEST

Prof. Michael Levin is a historian of architecture at Shenkar College for Engineering, Art and Design, and co-editor of Richard Kaufmann and the Zionist Project. He discusses with host Gilad Halpern the life and works of the Jewish-German architect, who was hired in 1920 as the chief planner of the Zionist community and who single-handedly shaped the landscape of modern Israel.

A launch event, complete with a tour of Jerusalem guided by Prof. Levin, is organized by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute on Monday, September 26.

Song: Ester Rada - Ata Pele

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.

Direct download: TLVR_23-9-16_Michael_Levin_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:47am CEST

Dr. Ori Goldberg, a scholar of political Islam and lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, analyzes with host Gilad Halpern the novelty of the Islamic State group. Dr. Goldberg explains why IS poses new threats and offers new opportunities to the West.

Song: Shlomi Bracha - Tsav

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.

Direct download: TLVR_16-9-16_Ori_Goldberg_64.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:14pm CEST