Searching for Freedom After the Holocaust

History Extra | 19 January 2021 | 0h 43m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Rosie Whitehouse about her book The People on the Beach: Journeys to Freedom After the Holocaust. Describes the story of a group of Holocaust survivors who sailed from Italy to Palestine in 1946, taking on the might of the Royal Navy in the process. Explains why, after being liberated, they did not feel safe in Europe.

David Nasaw on The Last Million

Carnegie Council Audio | 23 September 2020 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with David Nasaw about his book The Last Million: Europe’s Displaced Persons from World War to Cold War. Discusses the management of and repatriation of the concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave labourers, political prisoners, and Nazi collaborators that did not return home after the end of WWII. Insights on why the Americans chose not to bring Nazi collaborators to justice, and the US domestic political considerations behind Jewish settlement in Israel.

Zionism Explained to My Neighbor

Tel Aviv Review | 3 January 2020 | 0h 29m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Yossi Klein Halevy discussing his book Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor, which attempts to engage in Israeli-Palestinian dialogue while transcending the temptation to try to converge the conflicting narratives.

My People, Our History

Tel Aviv Review | 8 June 2020 | 0h 42m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Rashid Khalidi about his book, The 100 Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017. Discusses his family history and the history of the Palestinian national struggle against Israel and international forces arranged against Palestinian self-determination.

Ben-Gurion: An Intimate Portrait

Tel Aviv Review | 21 October 2019 | 0h 40m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Tom Segev about his 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.

The Entebbe Raid

History Extra Podcast | 10 May 2018 | 0h 44m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with Saul David, author of Operation Thunderbolt, on the story of the Israeli operation to rescue hostages from an airport in Uganda in 1976. Fresh insights on the planning and execution of the raid and its long-term consequences.

Rise and Kill First, An Interview With Ronen Bergman

Stratfor Podcast | 9 Mach 2018 | 0h 23m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with Ronen Bergman, author of Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations. Includes stories from the history of the Mossad, Shin Bet and the Israel Defense Forces and evaluates the moral justification and effectiveness of Israel’s targeted killing programmes.

Anshel Pfeffer on Netanyahu and The Future of Israel

Intelligence Squared | 14 June 2018 | 0h 58m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Interview with Anshel Pfeffer, Haaretz journalist and author of Bibi – The Turbulent Life And Times Of Benjamin Netanyahu. Interesting perspectives on the leadership and story of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the state of modern Israel, and the future of the Middle East.