The Tel Aviv Review

Dr. Olga Kirschbaum, a historian (PhD NYU) discusses the intellectual networks of Hannah Arendt, one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century, during her professional coming of age in the Weimar Republic and in later years. She explores the individual and atmospheric influences on her thinking on politics, human nature, social democracy and Zionism.

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 Meron Medzini, a Japanologist at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses his new book Under the Shadow of the Rising Sun: Japan and the Jews during the Holocaust Era.

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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Yonathan Mizrachi, director of Emek Shaveh, a Jerusalem-based organization that undertakes to “prevent the politicization of archaeology in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and to protect ancient sites belonging to members of all communities, faiths and peoples,” talks politics and archaeology ahead of an event at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute on March 28 entitled "Heritage, Politics and Everything In-between: UNESCO in Israel and Jerusalem."

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. Heather McRobie, a post-doctoral fellow at Tel Aviv University's law school, specializes in Egypt's constitutional law, which went into overdrive in the wake of President Hosni Mubarak's ouster in 2011 and the chaos that ensued. 

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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Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am CEST

Sarah Kreimer, a veteran Israeli-American activist, has just published her memoir Vision and Division in Israel: My Journey Along the Seam, which offers valuable insight into the feats and defeats of Jewish-Arab dialogue in Israel over the years.

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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Category:general -- posted at: 1:46pm CEST

Nir Stav, the director of the Israel Meteorological Service, lays out the challenges imposed on the Middle East , and discusses how different countries should be - and already are - coping with them despite the political turmoil the region is embroiled in.

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute's event Cross-border Climate on March 16th will include a lecture by Nir Stav.

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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Category:general -- posted at: 10:05am CEST

Professor Itamar Rabinovich, the president of the Israel Institute, former president of Tel Aviv University and Yitzhak Rabin's ambassador to the United States and chief negotiator with Syria, discusses his newly published biography of the prime minister under whom he served, whose life and tragic death left an indelible mark on Israel's history.

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. Brian Klug, a senior research fellow in Philosophy at St. Benet’s Hall, University of Oxford, discusses his new book Words of Fire: Ahad Ha'am and the Jewish Future, a collection of essays by the maverick early 20th-century Zionist theorist, and analyzes his relevance to today's Israel.

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 Daniel Monterescu, a professor of anthropology at the Central European University in Budapest and a visiting professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion in Haifa, discusses his new book "Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine," an ethnographic study of his native town.

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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Category:general -- posted at: 3:11pm CEST

Dr. Daniel Lee, a historian of the Second World War at the University of Sheffield, discusses the unusual case of Jews in metropolitan France and its North African colonies after the 1940 defeat by Nazi Germany.

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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