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Identity/Crisis Podcast

No.65: Tel Aviv’s Spaceport

Science fiction author Lavie Tidhar and David Zvi Kalman discuss the dearth of Jews in space, the state of science fiction outside the US, and Tidhar's upcoming novel set in Tel Aviv.
David Zvi Kalman, Lavie Tidhar
Dr. David Zvi Kalman is a research fellow in the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Kogod Research Center. He is a scholar, writer, and entrepreneur working at the intersection of technology, religion, and art. In addition to his work at the Shalom Hartman Institute, he has held research and consulting roles at Sinai and Synapses and the Sapir Institute. He is the owner of Print-O-Craft Press, an independent publishing house that has released books including Jessica Deutsch’s

Lavie Tidhar

Internationally acclaimed Israeli science fiction author Lavie Tidhar joins guest host David Zvi Kalman to discuss the relative dearth of Jews in space, the state of the science fiction genre outside the US, and his recent and upcoming works including the Tel Aviv-set novel Central Station.

Identity/Crisis: The Ideas Behind the News is a podcast of the Shalom Hartman Institute.

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Launched in early 2020, Identity/Crisis is a weekly roundtable podcast that explores the ideas behind the news hosted by Shalom Hartman Institute of North America President Yehuda Kurtzer. Episodes cover a wide range of topics and feature experts and content related to news and current events.

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