Tel Aviv Review

Jews and words: A millennia-long love story – The Tel Aviv Review

Dr Fania Oz-Salzberger tells host GIlad Halpern about the book ‘Jews and Words,’ which she co-authored with her father Amos Oz, the famous Israeli novelist.

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A eulogy to a different kind of Zionism – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern talks to Prof. Ofer Shiff about Abba Hillel Silver’s brand of Zionism; and to Naama Nagar about the 2011 global social protest movements.

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A time of harmonious coexistence: The Jews and Muslims of Tinghir – The Tel Aviv Review

Host Gilad Halpern talks to Prof. Menachem Hofnung about his project on Israel’s treatment of Arab informants over the years; and to the makers of the film ‘Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah.’

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Borders matter; Family matters – The Tel Aviv Review

We talk to Prof. David Newman of Ben-Gurion University about why borders are becoming more important today; we discuss a special family edition of the Israel Studies Review with its editors.

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The Israeli who turned an entire nation on its head – The Tel Aviv Review

Dr Moshe Cohen-Gil talks about his new book “The Israelis who Wished to Cure the World,” which tells the story of the pioneers of alternative medicine in Israel.

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Kids, try this at home: The formation of the Hebrew literary canon for children – The Tel Aviv Review

Prof. Yael Darr of the Program in Research of Child and Youth Culture at Tel Aviv University’s School of Cultural Studies and author of “Nation Building and the Hebrew Literary Canon for Children,” discusses the not-so-dogmatic indoctrination of Hebrew-speaking children in the 1930s-1950s.

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Zionism, Apartheid, blackface – The Tel Aviv Review

In the early years of statehood, Israeli culture was teeming with references to Africa. Israel’s fascination with the black continent derived from particular cultural, political and social contexts that are analyzed in a new book.

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The lost synagogues of New York – The Tel Aviv Review

There are hundreds of disused and converted synagogues in New York, one of the world’s most Jewish cities. One woman has gone on a mission to set the record straight

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