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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 Scholar in Residence and Director of New Media at Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where he was also a member of the inaugural cohort of North American David Hartman Center Fellows. David Zvi leads the Kogod Research Center’s research seminar on Judaism and the Natural World. David Zvi holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the University of Toronto. His research touches on Jewish

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.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

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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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