If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem, Let My Office Chair Creak

If Jerusalem is Israel’s capital, does that mean that all the government needs to be there?

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Israel’s Next Top Model

New models say in 2050, one in four Israelis will be ultra-Orthodox, but does that maybe tell us more about the models than it does about the ultra-Orthodox?

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No Prize

Israel’s Education Minister decides not to give the country’s biggest prize to a genius computer theorist because he petitioned the EU to boycott an Israeli university in the territories

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The “Model Citizens” Edition

We discuss: 1) The decision not to give computer theorist Oded Goldreich the Israel Prize 2) Whether all gov't offices should be moved to Jerusalem 3) Whether the models used to forecast Israel’s demography in 2050 produce self-fulfilling prophecies

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TLV1 Podcasts

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A bite-size podcast showcasing modern Hebrew and its slang. Host Guy Sharett explains what we can learn about Israeli psyche, society and culture through the Hebrew language.

An inside view of how Israel can warm your heart and make your blood boil. It’s a show by three folks who live in and love Israel even though it drives them crazy, and who each week discuss the latest in Israeli politics, culture and society.

In-depth, long-form interviews with scholars, writers and thinkers about their work and ideas that make up the debate in and about Israel.

Exploring Israeli literature in English translation. Host Marcela Sulak takes you through Israel’s literary countryside, cityscapes, psychological terrain and the lives of the people who create it.

A showcase of the amazing talent and range of Israeli musicians, past and present. Host Samuel Green features the latest music playing on Israeli radio.

An evening (and a podcast!) of people sharing true stories for an audience and hearing about each others’ adventures or misadventures while sipping a beer and pondering life in Israel.

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About TLV1

Founded in 2013, TLV1 is an English-language podcast network based in Tel Aviv. Our acclaimed shows engage local and international audiences on topics in Israel that matter, whether from street-level or the hallways of government.

Our podcasts are produced and recorded in the TLV1 studios located in Tel Aviv, a city which represents Israel’s progressive voice and is its cultural barometer. Each month, listeners from over 210 countries and territories, residing in more than 10,500 cities around the world, log on and tune in.

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