The Tel Aviv Review

Rise and decline of civilizations: Lessons for the Jewish People

Dr. Shalom Salomon Wald tells host Gilad Halpern what the Jewish Civilization can learn from others’ mistakes.

How Shlomo Sand stopped being a Jew

Prof. Shlomo Sand, who just retired from his position at Tel Aviv University, is probably best known for his bestselling book ‘The Invention of the Jewish People.’

Under women’s wings: The architecture of the women’s section in Israeli synagogues

Adva Naama Baram tells host Gilad Halpern about her new architectural photography exhibition on the Israeli ‘ezrat nashim.’

Darwinism vs. Creationism: Not just for Christians

Bar-Ilan University’s Dr. Rachel Pear explains Jewish Orthodox attitudes to Darwinism to host Gilad Halpern.

Water laws in British-ruled Palestine: A case study

Tel Aviv University’s Dr. David Schorr tells host Gilad Halpern about the evolution of water laws in Mandate Palestine.

The everyday experience: Keeping monotony at bay

Dr. Eran Dorfman shares with host Gilad Halpern the mechanisms that can prevent our daily lives from becoming unchanging and monotonous.

Tortured by the State: Race and gender in contemporary Israel

Host Gilad Halpern speaks to Prof. Smadar Lavie, author of a recent anthropological study, about race and gender in contemporary Israel.

Airing grievances: A comparison of social protest movements

Naama Nagar, a sociologist from the University of Wisconsin Madison, was closely involved in two social protest movements in 2011; in Wisconsin and in her native Israel.

A eulogy to a different kind of Zionism

Prof. Ofer Shiff, author of the recently published ‘The Downfall of Abba Hillel Silver and the Foundation of Israel,’ talks about the American-Jewish leader.

The price of collaboration: Israel’s Arab informants

Host Gilad Halpern speaks to Prof. Menachem Hofnung of Hebrew University about his ground-breaking study on Israel’s treatment of Arab informants.