Tel Aviv Review

Putting the Criticism Back into Bible Criticism

Oxford Professor Hindy Najman is on a mission to eradicate outdated approaches to Bible criticism and introduce contemporary approaches to the field.

Have a Heart: The Dolphinarium Bombing and a Heart Transplant

Rowan Somerville joins us to discuss “Beat: The True Story of a Bomb and a Heart Transplant”, his book about a 2001 suicide bombing in Israel and the possible reprisal attack against a Palestinian man, whose family donated his heart to save a Jewish Israeli man’s life.

Greed or Need? Corruption in a Time of Corruption

Ina Kubbe joins us to discuss why corruption happens and what can be done about it.

Justice, Justice He Pursued – In the Hague

Sir Geoffrey Nice discusses his book “Justice for All and How to Achieve It,” a critical exploration of international justice and the courts designed to address the world’s worst crimes.

A London Jewish Working Class Hero and His Twin Walk into a Sanatorium…

Linda Grant talks to us about her seventh novel, “The Dark Circle,” which centers on twin teens, patients in a TB clinic in 1950s London.

Live in London: Ian Black on One Hundred Years of Conflict

Ian Black, discusses his new book “Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel 1917-2017.”

Single-Mindedness: Towards a New Understanding of Singlehood

Dr Kinneret Lahad talks about her book, which investigates stereotypes, ageism, sexism, and other aspects surrounding singlehood.

Inclusivity Clauses: Getting Past Stalemate in Peacemaking

Gilead Sher, formerly Israel’s chief negotiator, discusses his new co-edited book “Negotiating in Times of Conflict”, which offers a panorama of perspectives on how to overcome obstacles in peace negotiations.

Share Values: Anatomy of a Buzzword

Hebrew University Professor Nicholas John discusses his book “The Age of Sharing”, which traces the origins and analyzes the meanings of one of the principal markers of our contemporary digital culture.

Permanent Revolution: Soviet Meddling in the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez discuss their book “The Soviet-Israeli War 1967-1973: The USSR’s Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict”, which lays out a hitherto little-known Soviet foreign policy in the Middle East following the humiliating defeat of Moscow’s client states in the Six Day War.