Tel Aviv Review

Showcasing the latest developments in the realm of academic and professional research and literature, about the Middle East and global affairs. We discuss Israeli, Arab and Palestinian society, the Jewish world, the Middle East and its conflicts, and issues of global and public affairs with scholars, writers and deep-thinkers.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 5 hours 19 minutes


Israel’s Ellis Island, Behind Barbed Wire

Quarantine wasn’t invented for corona. At the start of statehood, Israel encouraged mass immigration while seeking to prevent mass disease by putting immigrants through a quarantine camp called Shaar Ha’aliya. Rhona Seidelman, a historian of...



Labor’s Love’s Lost

Dr Laura Wharton analyzes the ideological and institutional decline of the Labor Party up until the 1970s



Religiously Democratic?

Prof. Daniel Statman discusses his new co-authored book “State and Religion is Israel,” a joint legal and philosophical attempt to conceptualize the role of religion in democratic regimes



But Somebody Has to Do It

In “Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America,” Eyal Press takes a tough look at the people squeezed in the middle of America's moral pyramid



Kahane Lives On

Although he came to prominence in Israel, as the undisputed emblem of the far-right, Rabbi Meir Kahane was a quintessential American Jew, claims Prof. Shaul Magid in a new book


 2021-08-16  37m

Creating Killers (Rerun)

One of the most controversial questions about the Holocaust is whether it should be seen as a universal human problem, or a unique horror perpetrated by Germans on Jews. At the heart of this question lies the work of Christopher Browning, author of...


 2021-08-09  43m

The Past Is Never Dead – But Maybe It Should Be

After reporting on the cruelest wars of the late 20th century, journalist and cultural critic David Rieff concluded that remembering history was no defense against repeating it, and could even be a culprit. His book, , explains why.


 2021-08-02  41m

A City in Text

Dr Yair Wallach, Senior Lecturer in Israel Studies at SOAS, University of London, discusses his new book , which focuses on the changing nature and meaning of text – from stone inscriptions to street names to business cards – in Jerusalem of...


 2021-07-26  34m

The Many Faces of Edward Said

Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota, has published a new biography of Edward Said, the feted Palestinian-American scholar and public intellectual, and his former PhD advisor at Columbia...


 2021-07-19  41m

Climate Change: A Middle Eastern Perspective

Dan Rabinowitz, Professor of Sociology at Tel Aviv University, discusses his new book , analyzing the role of the Middle East as both a major generator and a primary victim of climate change, the dashed and renewed hopes for a coherent climate...


 2021-07-12  41m