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.
On this post-Thanksgiving show, Esty Dinur talks with author Laila El-Haddad is the author of The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Cultural Journey and Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting and Everything in Between. She is an accomplished and engaging public speaker, a talented writer, political analyst, a social activist, parent of three, and a policy advisor […]
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 Allen talks with Madison’s Cassandra Dixon, who just returned from two months in the southern end of the occupied West Bank where she was a volunteer with Operation Dove, an Italian humanitarian organization that “provides protective presence and international accompaniment to residents of the South Hebron Hills.” Later he talks with Samir Hill from […]