What is going on in Israel-Palestine? This week, mass Palestinian protests at the fences around Gaza have been met with violence from the Israel military. Thursday host Allen Ruff speaks with expert Stephen Zunes as they go beyond the mainstream headlines about the Middle East. Mr. Zunes is senior policy analyst at Foreign Policy in […]
Host Allen Ruff speaks with Jennifer Loewenstein, a freelance journalist and activist and faculty in Penn State University’s Department of Middle East Studies. Loewenstein has been covering conflicts in the Middle East for approaching thirty years, and her work has appeared in academic journals such as the Journal of Palestine Studies and popular outlets like CounterPunch Magazine and Palestine Chronicle. In the […]
Allen Ruff speaks with Cindy and Craig Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie, killed 15 years ago in Rafah while defending a Palestinian home from Israeli demolition. As a lead-up to their Madison visit on Sunday, April 8, they discuss the ongoing work of the Rachel Corrie Foundation, BDS, and the current situation with the […]
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.