The Tel Aviv Review

Ladies and Gents: The Jewish Bourgeoisie in Interwar Egypt

Historian Liat Maggid-Alon discusses the emergence of a stratum of upper-middle-class Jews in early-to-mid 20th century Egypt.

To Have and Have Not: Aspirations, Fulfilled and Unfulfilled

Mika Almog discusses her new collection of short stories, “Anticipation” (ציפייה), compiling poignantly unremarkable characters and vignettes, rooted in the Israeli here and now.

Actually Existing Populism: Anti-Immigration Rhetoric and the Assault on Liberal Democracy

“Foreign Policy” Deputy Editor Sasha Polakow-Suransky’s new book explores the confluence of circumstances that led to the rise of authoritarian populism in countries that were until recently believed to be robust liberal democracies.

Putting the Criticism Back into Bible Criticism

Oxford Professor Hindy Najman is on a mission to eradicate outdated approaches to Bible criticism and introduce contemporary approaches to the field.

Have a Heart: The Dolphinarium Bombing and a Heart Transplant

Rowan Somerville joins us to discuss “Beat: The True Story of a Bomb and a Heart Transplant”, his book about a 2001 suicide bombing in Israel and the possible reprisal attack against a Palestinian man, whose family donated his heart to save a Jewish Israeli man’s life.

Greed or Need? Corruption in a Time of Corruption

Ina Kubbe joins us to discuss why corruption happens and what can be done about it.

Justice, Justice He Pursued – In the Hague

Sir Geoffrey Nice discusses his book “Justice for All and How to Achieve It,” a critical exploration of international justice and the courts designed to address the world’s worst crimes.

A London Jewish Working Class Hero and His Twin Walk into a Sanatorium…

Linda Grant talks to us about her seventh novel, “The Dark Circle,” which centers on twin teens, patients in a TB clinic in 1950s London.

Live in London: Ian Black on One Hundred Years of Conflict

Ian Black, discusses his new book “Enemies and Neighbors: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel 1917-2017.”

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.