Tel Aviv Review

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.

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Historian and journalist Dr Tom Segev discusses his new book, “A State at all Costs: The Life of David Ben-Gurion,” a new biography of Israel's founding father that draws heavily on his newly declassified personal papers.



Jews as Political Football in Ukraine's War

Reporter Sam Sokol traveled the Ukraine to cover Jewish communities as the country spiraled into conflict with Russia. He found that each side wanted to exploit the Jews for competing political purposes.



The State of Syria, Through Israeli Eyes

Elizabeth Tsurkov is among the few Israelis to have visited Syria since the war began. She might be the only one to have interviewed a range of people, from Kurdish fighters to ISIS supporters to Alawites, about the future of the tortured country.



Unexpected Citizenship: The Case of Israel's Latinos

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The Creative Soul of the Sad Zionist

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Not Just Another Cuppa Joe

In “A Rich Brew: How Cafés Created Modern Jewish Culture,” Shachar Pinsker shows how coffee houses then and now, there and here, helped give rise to modernity itself.


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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Israeli Economy but Were Afraid to Ask

Joseph Zeira, Professor of Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, discusses his new book “The Israeli Economy,” an introduction to all matters Israeli and economic.


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The Role of Social History and Anthropology in Telling the Story of Jerusalem

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Vocational Training: The Past - and Future - of Israel's Economy

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