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Amalia Ziv arrives at the Tel Aviv cafe after dropping off her son at kindergarten, and the first exchange between us is about him: which kindergarten he goes to, how old he is ‏(six‏). Such a conversation is hardly self-evident when you are dealing with a prominent Israeli scholar of sexuality and queer theory. But since the topic of women’s sexual fantasies soon comes up, the dissonance is not too jarring....