Check out this week’s super-interesting new podcast from Two Nice Jewish Boys: Two Nice Jewish Boys Podcast Episode Two Nice Jewish Boys Podcast Episode 56 – ‘Haaretz Columnist Throws Right Hooks at Left-wingers’. For more podcasts check out their website.

Episode 56 – ‘Haaretz Columnist Throws Right Hooks at Left-wingers’

Anyone who’s visited Tel Aviv has walked down the famous, sometimes infamous, Allenby Street. It’s hard to miss this road that crosses Rothschild Blvd, runs by the entrance to the Carmel Market and leads to the Beach Promenade. Today, it’s a must see tourist attraction. But not so long ago, Allenby was still on the social fringes of Tel Aviv.

Gadi Taub’s best-selling novel “Allenby”, named after the street itself, sheds light on the gritty underground scene of Tel Aviv – from its shadier dance bars to its strip clubs and brothels. Taub’s book was later turned into a TV series for Channel 10.

But Gadi Taub’s resume does not end there. He recieved his PhD in American Studies from Rutgers University and is a senior lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has written extensively for various new publications including Haaretz, Yedioth Aharonoth, Maariv and more. Taub also wrote the novel “The Witch from Number 3 Meltchet Street” which too was adapted for the screen.

Gadi Taub joins us today to talk about his life, his career and maybe a bit about his ideas.

Gadi’s books on Amazon


About Two Nice Jewish Boys

Two Nice Jewish Boys is a weekly podcast in English about life in Israel. Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein offer you a glimpse of Israel and some of the interesting people who live here.

Naor Meninger is an independent filmmaker. He’s obsessed with Italy and runs the Israeli parmesan black-market.

Eytan Weinstein is an interactive scriptwriter. He grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and pronounces the word “drawer” funny.

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