The Tel Aviv Review

Yaakov Katz, the editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post newspaper, discusses his book Weapons Wizards: How Israel Became a High-Tech Military Superpower.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Dr. Ethan Katz, an associate professor of history at the University of Cincinnati, discusses his book, "The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France," which recounts the tumultuous relationship between two of France's most significant migrant groups throughout the 20th century.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Cathie Carmichael, a professor of European History at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom, discusses the political unrest that plagued the Balkans on the eve of the First World War. Professor Carmichael took part in an international workshop organized by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, entitled, "Nationalism in the History of the Holocaust, Genocide and Mass Violence."

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Mya Guarnieri Jaradat, an American-Israeli journalist, discusses her book Unchosen: The Lives of Israel’s New Others, which is the result of a decade of research into the lives and legal hardships of Israel’s migrant workers and asylum seekers.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Dr. Bjorn Brenner, a Middle East scholar at the Swedish Defense University, discusses his book Gaza Under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamic Governance.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Professor Frances Raday, President of the Concord Research Center for Integration of International Law in Israel at the College of Management and a Special Rapporteur at the UN Human Rights Council’s Expert Group on Discrimination against Women, discusses the instances where international law can offer redress to the victims of patriarchy.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Dr. Peter Krause, a political scientist at Boston College, discusses his new book Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win, which offers a comparative look on the Algerian, Palestinian, Israeli, and Irish national struggles.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Eileen Barker, professor emerita at the London School of Economics, is one of the world's leading sociologists of religion. Upon her visit to Israel, she speaks to the Tel Aviv Review about the role of religion in the human condition, what a sociological study of religions entails, new versus old religious movements, and more.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Dr. Ben Herzog, a lecturer in Israel Studies at Ben Gurion University, discusses his book Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror, and offers a better-rounded understanding of the evolution of citizenship.

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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Professor Hasia Diner, a world-renowned historian of Jewish-American history, discusses her latest book, Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migration to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way.

 

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. Tel Aviv Review is also supported by the Public Discourse Grant from the Israel Institute, which is dedicated to strengthening the field of Israel Studies in order to promote knowledge and enhance understanding of modern Israel.

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