Tel Aviv Review

People of the Books

Yosef Halper, a legendary Tel Aviv bookdealer, discusses his book, “The Bibliomaniacs: Tales from a Tel Aviv Bookseller”

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Staying Alive: Mental Health in the Wake of October 7th

Prof. Jonathan Huppert discusses mental health response in the wake of the October 7th attack. Is Israel, a society riddled with trauma, facing unprecedented challenges?

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The Many Lives of Bruno Schulz

Benjamin Balint, an award-winning American-Israeli writer based at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, discusses the literary legacy of Bruno Schulz, the so-called Polish Kafka, which has been the subject of an international legal, cultural and diplomatic debate

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Schooling the Nation

Hilary Falb-Kalisman, Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado-Boulder, discusses her book, “Teachers as State Builders: Education and the Making of the Modern Middle East”

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The Third Way to Peace and Justice

Dr Limor Yehuda, lecturer in law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses her new book, which takes national identity seriously, and charts a new way of thinking about statehood and partition

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“We Are All Still Living October 7th”

Amir Tibon survived the Oct. 7th massacre with his wife and daughters. He talks about his harrowing story and what it will take for them to return to live less than a mile from Gaza City

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Before and After 1948: Gaza, a Prehistory

How did Gaza come to encapsulate 1948, and the essence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Dr. Dotan Halevy discusses the history of Gaza from the mid-19th century until today

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“Hamas Is Not Going Anywhere”

Dr Michael Milstein analyzes what Israeli military leaders and political decision-makers got – and are still getting – wrong about Hamas

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Hope. Yes, Hope

Many see Hamas’ Oct. 7th attack as having delivered a tremendous blow to the hope of a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In Dr Oded Adomi Leshem’s new book, the facts and figures paint a more complex picture

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Jerusalem as a Contested City: Role Model or Cautionary Tale?

Jerusalem is, at the same time, the most segregated and most integrated urban area in Israel/Palestine. What lessons can be drawn from the city’s experience?

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