The Tel Aviv Review

This Land Will Be Shared

Shuli Dichter, a veteran activist for a Jewish-Arab shared society in Israel, discusses his political memoir. The timing of its publication in English, when Israel seems to be moving in the opposite direction, is not a coincidence

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The Demjanjuk Affair: A Study in the Culture of Memory

Dr Tamir Hod discusses his book on the Demjanjuk affair of the 1980s and 1990s – the trial and eventual acquittal of Ukrainian-American John Demjanjuk

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Battered but Not Broken: The Israel Democracy Index, 2022

Tamar Hermann, Senior Research Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, discusses the 20th edition of the annual Democracy Index, the most comprehensive annual survey of Israeli public opinion on matters of public importance

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The Samaritans: Then and Now

Steven Fine discusses “The Samaritans: A Biblical People,” a documentary film, edited book and museum exhibition dedicated to the Samaritans, a tiny ethnoreligious group native to Israel and Palestine

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Back on the Horse

Dr. Gilad Malach, the director of the “Ultra-Orthodox in Israel” program at the Israel Democracy Institute, discusses the latest “Haredi Report”, published annually by the IDI

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Fair Play?

Dr Omer Einav, a historian at Hadassah Academic College, discusses his book “Defending the Goal: Football and the relations between Jews and Arabs in Mandatory Palestine, 1917-1948”

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Has Liberalism Run Its Course?

Yoram Hazony discusses his book, “Conservatism: A Rediscovery,” advocating for ending the “marriage of convenience between conservatism and liberalism”

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Start the Revolution With Me

Rachel Azaria, CEO of Darkenu and a veteran public campaigner and former politician, discusses her book “Guided Revolution: A step-by-step manual towards social change in Israel”

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Mizrahi Jews and Palestinian Arabs: A Bilateral Triangle?

Prof. Hillel Cohen, historian of the Middle East at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses his new book, which attempts to define Mizrahi politics in historical and contemporary contexts

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The Birth of a Nation: The Diplomatic Backstory of Israel’s Establishment

Prof. Jeffrey Herf discusses his new book which analyzes how Israeli independence benefited from the changing international landscape in the “twilight” period between the Second World War and the Cold War

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