Owls and rodents know nothing about national borders. Neither do wind, water or chemical runoff from pesticides. No walls, border checks or security forces can keep them in or out. On the tension-filled national borders of Israel, Jordan and Palestine, a new sustainable agriculture project involving barn owls is finding common ground. Professor Yossi Leshem […]
In the wake of President Trump’s declaration of support for Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, host Allen Ruff speaks with journalist and author Ali Abunimah. He is a columnist, author of books The Battle for Justice in Palestine and One Country: A Bold-Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse, and founder of The Electronic Intifada, a […]
Friday host Esty Dinur interviews Thomas Abowd, Professor of Anthropology at Tufts University, and author of Colonial Jerusalem: The Spatial Construction of Identity and Difference in a City of Myth, 1948–2012 from Syracuse University Press. She also speaks with Michael Omer-Man, Editor-in-Chief of +972 Magazine, a publication dedicated to covering Israeli and Palestinian affairs.
Israeli authorities denied the Human Rights Watch (HRW) Israel & Palestine Director Omar Shakir a work visa. According to HRW, Israel’s Interior Ministry accused it of “Palestinian propaganda” and not being a “real human rights group.” The well-known nongovernmental human rights organization has a history of being critical of Israel’s many human rights violations which it says are labeled […]
On today’s edition of “A Public Affair,” Karma talks with Ghadir Shafie, a Palestinian activist and citizen of the state of Israel, to discuss the Palestinian campaign of boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Palestinians appealed to people around the globe to pressure their respective states to impose embargoes and sanctions against Israel. They […]
Today Karma Chavez talks with Palestinian activist Haitham Salawdeh. Haitham is a relative of the infant killed by Israeli settlers who fire bombed their house in the West Bank last month.