The Tel Aviv Review

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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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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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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Dr. Yael Berda, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, discusses her forthcoming book Permit, which analyzes Israeli practices of surveillance of the Palestinian population in the West Bank.

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: 2:54pm CEST

Professor Benny Morris, one of the foremost historians of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has ventured into a new territory. He discusses his forthcoming book that analyzes the Ottoman Empire's policy towards its minorities in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with the 1915 Armenian Genocide as its brutal culmination. 

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. Yael Sternhell, lecturer in American history at Tel Aviv University, discusses her book Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South, and analyzes the interplay between physical movement of populations and the redrawing of the social and political order.

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. Simon Parizhsky, a Jewish literature scholar and program director at Moscow's Eshkolot Center, busts a few myths about the "Dark Ages" of the Soviet Union and the "enlightenment" of the post-Communist 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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