300 episodes

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.

Tel Aviv Review TLV1 Studios

    • Judaism

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.

    Why Can't America Embrace Palestine?

    Why Can't America Embrace Palestine?

    Khaled Elgindy writes that America's fundamental ambiguity over the Palestinian national cause has been an underlying and unappreciated factor in the failure of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations over the years, in his new book, “Blind Spot – America & the Palestinians, From Balfour to Trump.

    • 33 min
    Populism for the Popular Audience

    Populism for the Popular Audience

    Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser provides a comprehensive look at the elusive phenomenon of populism, spanning left to right, south to north, people to leaders, and explains why democracies are the most vulnerable to populist trends.

    • 36 min
    The Israeli Economy: A Report Card

    The Israeli Economy: A Report Card

    Prof. Karnit Flug, former Governor of the Bank of Israel and currently Vice President for Research at the Israel Democracy Institute, analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the Israeli economy.

    • 39 min
    Zionism Explained to My Neighbor

    Zionism Explained to My Neighbor

    Writer and public intellectual, Yossi Klein Halevy, discusses his best-selling book “Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor,” an attempt to engage in Israeli-Palestinian dialogue while transcending the temptation to try to converge the conflicting narratives.

    • 29 min
    How to Deal With the Oldest Hatred

    How to Deal With the Oldest Hatred

    Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger, a Reform rabbi at the West London Synagogue and a member of the House of Lords, discusses her book “Antisemitism: What it is. What it isn’t. Why it Matters.”

    • 30 min
    In His Image

    In His Image

    Religions scholar Dr Tomer Persico discusses his forthcoming book, “The Image of God: The Idea that Changed the World and Judaism.”

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

aiméeP ,

Smart, serious, needed

Very good discussions. Topical. High quality. I’m a regular listener.

Esther .L ,

Great well balanced and in depths interviews

Great well balanced and in depths interviews, covering many interesting points of views from israel and the diaspora.

שלי 86 ,

Yahm R

One of my favorite weekly podcasts!

Top Podcasts In Judaism

Listeners Also Subscribed To