Going Too Farsi? (Or, the Persian Incursion)

We — with the help of the US, UK, Jordan and other capable allies — buffly rebuffed the biggest missile and drone attack on Israel ever. But what does it tell us about the past and augur for the future?

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The “Unsmote, but Smitten Nonetheless” Edition

We discuss: 1) What to make of this week’s massive Iranian attack on Israel 2) What Passover tells us about how to understand all that has happened since October 7, and what all that has happened since October 7 tells us about how to understand Passover

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Is Someone Stealing Your Identity?

The Hebrew word זהות means identity. It's a word we Israelis use many times throughout the day, like any time we call customer service in Israel. Any guesses as to why?

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The Undying Legacy of Frantz Fanon

Adam Shatz, author and writer, US Editor for the London Review of Books and a visiting professor at Bard College, discusses his book, “The Rebel's Clinic: The Revolutionary Lives of Frantz Fanon”

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TLV1 Podcasts

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A bite-size podcast showcasing modern Hebrew and its slang. Host Guy Sharett explains what we can learn about Israeli psyche, society and culture through the Hebrew language.

An inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a show by three folks who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture and society.

In-depth, long-form interviews with scholars, writers and thinkers about their work and ideas that make up the debate in and about Israel.

Exploring Israeli literature in English translation. Host Marcela Sulak takes you through Israel’s literary countryside, cityscapes, psychological terrain and the lives of the people who create it.

A showcase of the amazing talent and range of Israeli musicians, past and present. Host Samuel Green features the latest music playing on Israeli radio.

An evening (and a podcast!) of people sharing true stories for an audience and hearing about each others’ adventures or misadventures while sipping a beer and pondering life in Israel.

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About TLV1

Founded in 2013, TLV1 is an English-language podcast network based in Tel Aviv. Our acclaimed shows engage local and international audiences on topics in Israel that matter, whether from street-level or the hallways of government.

Our podcasts are produced and recorded in the TLV1 studios located in Tel Aviv, a city which represents Israel’s progressive voice and is its cultural barometer. Each month, listeners from over 210 countries and territories, residing in more than 10,500 cities around the world, log on and tune in.

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