Gilad Halpern

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lights and Shadows of Doubt: Modern Philosophy in Pictures

Professor Steven Nadler explains why the 17th century is a major turning point in the history of Western philosophy, and delves into the merits of graphic books.

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Light Unto the Nations: The Global Impact of the American Revolution

Jonathan Israel, professor emeritus of modern European history at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, discusses his book “Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848”.

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Tel Aviv Stories: Identity and Dislocation in a Strangely Familiar Place

Israeli-American novelist Dalia Rosenfeld discusses her critically-acclaimed collection of short stories, in many of which Tel Aviv is a silent protagonist.

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Nakba and Survival: The Anti-Heroes of 1948

Dr. Adel Manna, a historian of modern Palestine and senior fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, discusses his new book, “Nakba and Survival: The Story of the Palestinians who Remained in Haifa and the Galilee, 1948-1956.”

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