The Tel Aviv Review

Orthodox rabbi, Jewish educator and philosopher Dr. Sam Lebens who specializes in, among other things, Bertrand Russell's thought, talks about his eclectic borrowing from the two traditions in his own work and the inability to separate between the two.

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. Dov Waxman, author of Trouble in the Tribe: The American Jewish Conflict over Israel, joins hosts Gilad Halpern and Dahlia Scheindlin to discuss how the divisiveness of President Trump is going to affect the already divided Jewish American community.
 
Prof. Waxman was also our guest last year, when Hillary Clinton was still the next president. Listen here.
 
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. Nadia Valman, a literary historian teaching at Queen Mary, University of London, talks about her newly developed walking tour app exploring the history of Jewish east London through the works of Israel Zangwill, a 19th-century Jewish novelist.

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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Aaron Henne, the artistic director of Theatre Dybbuk in Los Angeles, discusses the creative process of adapting Jewish texts for the stage and making this art palatable to a wide audience.

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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Maggie Anton, a Talmud scholar and historical fiction writer discusses her new book Fifty Shades of Talmud: What the First Rabbis Had to Say about You-Know-What.

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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Zev Farber, a rabbi and Hebrew Bible scholar, discusses his latest book Halakhic Realities: Collected Essays on Brain Death and the forthcoming sequel Halakhic Realities: Collected Essays on Organ Donation, showcasing a textbook example of how Jewish law had to adapt to modern realities.

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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Daisy Abboudi, a historian of the Jewish community of Sudan, recounts the little known history of a small and short-lived Jewish presence in northeast Africa.

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 Professor Art Green, the founder and current rector of the Hebrew College Rabbinical School in Boston, discusses the Hasidic sect that in the space of just several decades has become a major draw for many Jews around the world. 

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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Ariela Migdal, a women's rights lawyer formerly with the American Civil Liberties Union, analyzes the status of women in the United States and within the Jewish community through some of the cases and campaigns that she led. 

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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