The “More Things Change” Edition

We discuss: 1) how the huge victory of Yair Golan in the primary for Labor leadership may shift the future of Israeli politics 2) a lachrymose TV comedy sketch that portrays Jewish history as one damn-pogrom-after-another, up to and including October 7

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The “Passing Judgments” Edition

We discuss: 1) The ultimatums for Netanyahu from members of his own “War Cabinet” 2) A warrant to arrest Israeli politicians when they travel abroad?

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Walk the Walk: What Do Germans Mean by ‘Never Again’?

Dr Andrew Port, a historian at Wayne State University, discusses his new book “Never Again: Germans and Genocide after the Holocaust,” analyzing German responses to cases of genocide from the 1970s to the 1990s

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On Film

What are we to make of the new hour-long movie about the rape and sexual assault of Israeli women on October 7 and since?

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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.