The Tel Aviv Review

Are You There, Allah? It’s Me, Haroon

Haroon Moghul’s book weaves together stories of personal, political, and religious development, and answers questions about Islam for the perplexed.

Fast Forverts: Media and Culture in the US Jewish Labor Movement

Dr. Brian Dolber discusses his book, “Media and Culture in the US Jewish Labor Movement: Sweating for Democracy in the Interwar Period.”

Hebrew: The Revival of a Not-So-Dead Language

Lewis Glinert discusses his new book, “The Story of Hebrew,” a detailed biography of 3,500 years of life, presumed death, and resurrection.

TLV1 Extra: Unconventional Views on Current Events

David Benkof writes from a conservative Republican gay Orthodox Jewish perspective about why he voted for Clinton and moved to Israel as a Trump refugee.

Between a Rock and Hard Place: Jews of Buczacz Amid Rising Nationalism

Omer Bartov discusses his forthcoming book, “Anatomy of Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz.”

Putting South Africa Together Again (And Surviving a Bomb)

Albie Sachs offers insights about law and justice, society and humanity, and South Africa’s historic transition in his new book, “We, the People.”

Upper West Bank: The Story of American-Born Settlers

Dr. Sara Yael Hirschhorn explains her book about why American-born Jews are disproportionately represented among immigrants who settled in the West Bank.

Badges and Gadgets: Israel’s High-Tech Army

Yaakov Katz, the editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post, discusses his book “Weapons Wizards: How Israel Became a High-Tech Military Superpower.”

Enemies, a Love Story: North African Jews and Muslims in France

Dr. Ethan Katz discusses his book, “The Burdens of Brotherhood: Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France.”

War Before Wars: Nationalism and Violence in the Balkans, 1912-1913

Professor Cathie Carmichael discusses the political unrest that plagued the Balkans on the eve of the First World War.