Tel Aviv Review

The story of Jerusalem’s legendary headmistress – The Tel Aviv Review

We discuss the extraordinary character of Annie Landau, and try to trace the origins of the special relationship between Israel and America.

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What did the Crusaders ever learn from us? – The Tel Aviv Review

Dr. Jonathan Rubin discusses Crusader encounters with local societies; and Dr. Danna Piroyansky talks about the Israelization of the town of Ramle.

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Middle-of-the-road Judaism: The emergence of Modern Orthodoxy – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern speaks to Dr. Ephraim Chamiel about the emergence of modern orthodoxy, and Dr. Sonja Narunsky-Laden about Israel-Palestine discourse in South Africa.

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Portrait of the father of a nation – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern speaks to Prof. Anita Shapira about her recent biography of Ben-Gurion, and to Yigal Schwarz about Hebrew literature and Israeli identity.

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Requiem for a bygone Jewish-Arab coexistence – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern discusses Jewish-Arab common identity in Mandate Palestine, and the Holocaust as a litmus test of the Israeli media.

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How the Bible became holy – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern hears the story of Jewish refugees during the War of Independence, and the canonization process of the texts that make up the Bible.

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You’re in the army now: How Judaism fell back in love with the military – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern explores how WWI radically changed Jews’ attitudes towards warfare; and the production of knowledge about the Holocaust in an academia.

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Why the Diaspora is good for the Jews – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern explores why so few Jews in the West acknowledge their good fortune, and the chief theme in the memoirs of Holocaust survivors: Betrayal.

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