Showcasing the latest developments in the realm of academic and professional research and literature, about the Middle East and global affairs. We discuss Israeli, Arab and Palestinian society, the Jewish world, the Middle East and its conflicts, and issues of global and public affairs with scholars, writers and deep-thinkers.
Ending Wars Peacefully
In his new book, Jeremy Pressman challenges the notion that violence is the best way to win concessions in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, or in the Israeli-Arab context more broadly.
Living With Ghosts
Michal Ben Naftali's novel, “The Teacher,” examines memories of those who can never forget. People die, but their collective trauma lives on.
From Genetics To Eugenics
Prof. Amir Teicher, a historian at Tel Aviv University, discusses the cooptation of a seminal, 19th-century genetic theory by a climate of racial categorization several decades on.
Prof. Amos Morris-Reich discusses his book “Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence 1876-1980,” exploring the meeting point between culture and science against the backdrop of racism
A Very Diplomatic Review
Dr. Susanne Wasum-Rainer, Germany's Ambassador to Israel, discusses Germany's vision at the start of its Presidency of the Council of the EU, challenges to the post-war global order, German-Israel relations, and her long professional connection to Israel
Disinformation Smells Bad
In “Calling B******t: The Art of Scepticism in a Data-Driven World,” co-authors Carl Bergstrom and Jevin D. West argue that people have the power to judge data critically and independently - and they teach us how.
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The Middle East needs more of this
Greatly appreciate the thoughtful questions asked by Dahlia and Gilad each week as they help their audience make sense of the issues surrounding the current struggles for democracy, justice and human rights in Israel and the region.
In depth intellectual discourse.