Gilad Halpern

Mandatory Service: How the League of Nations Shaped Modern International Relations

Historian Susan Pedersen discusses the League of Nations and the British Mandate of Palestine in a broader context.

Meet the Neighborhood Bogeyman: Iran

Dr. Raz Zimmt is the encyclopedia of policy analysis of Iran. Today’s episode interviews him about the new and changing alliances of the Middle East.

Being Fruitful and Multiplying? Please Stop

Professor Alon Tal discusses his new and acclaimed book, “The Land is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel,” a plea for a sustainable future for Israel.

The Cold War’s Six Hot Days

Dr. Guy Laron discusses his new book, “The Six Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East.”

Boots on the Ground: Journeys in a War-Torn Middle East

Middle East analyst Jonathan Spyer discusses his new book, “Days of the Fall: A Reporter’s Journey in the Syria and Iraq Wars.”

Storming Down Memory Lane: Memory Activism in Israel and Palestine

Dr. Yifat Gutman discusses her book, “Memory Activism: Reimagining the Past for the Future in Israel-Palestine,” which analyzes new modes conflict resolution.

Legal Aliens: Middle-Class Arab Migration to Israeli Metropolitan Areas

Dr. Fahima Abbas discusses the migration patterns of young and professional Arabs from Arab communities to predominantly Jewish urban areas.

Persons of Dollar: How GDP Became King

Dr. Eli Cook discusses his new book, “The Pricing of Progress: Economic Indicators and the Capitalization of American Life.”

Fences and Neighbors: A Story of Friendship Across the Divide

Veteran American-Israeli journalist Gwen Ackerman discusses her debut novel, “Goddess of Battle,” a story of an unlikely friendship between two women.

The Wild West (Bank): The Allegory That Keeps on Giving

Israeli novelist Assaf Gavron discusses his book, “The Hilltop: A Novel,” and explains why a secular Tel Avivian chose to set the plot in the West Bank.