One Land Many Voices

              

                  

Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch provide a look at the Israeli-Palestine conflict from the perspectives of a Palestinian-American and a Jewish-American.

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One Land Many Voices on 04/24/09

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Fri, 04/24/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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New York University Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and History, Zachary Lockman, joins Hala Gor

Join us this Friday at 9:00AM on KBOO Community radio for the next edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES. 

One Land Many Voices on 03/27/09

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Fri, 03/27/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Deputy Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, Mr. Jaber Wishah, and Yonatan Po

 

Please tune in this Friday, March 27th, at 9:00 AM on KBOO 90.7 FM for the next edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES. Guest co-host Wael Elasady of Students United for Palestinian Equal Rights will join William Seaman for a discussion of political prisoners in Israel and Israeli war crimes in Gaza and resistance to the Apartheid Wall at Ni'iln, where a young volunteer from California, Tristan Anderson, was critically injured by a teargas canister fired by Israeli troops.

Our first guest, Mr. Jaber Wishah, is the Deputy Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, and a former political prisoner. He spent fifteen years in Israeli prisons and was released in September of 1999. He was involved in the political and military resistance and transitioned to doing human rights monitoring work in Gaza with PCHR.

Our second guest is Yonatan Pollack of Anarchists Against the Wall, a key Israeli organizer for the protests at Ni'iln. We'll be talking about the direct action protests against the occupation and about Tristan Anderson, the young man who was injured by the Israeli teargas canister. The latest reports indicate that Mr. Anderson's condition remains critical and unstable.

Please tune in this Friday at 9:00 AM to KBOO Community Radio at 90.7FM in Portland, 100.7 FM in Corvallis, and 91.9 FM in Hood River, or stream live at www.kboo.fm ... call in with your questions for our guests at (503) 231-8187!

You can listen to past shows at the KBOO website or at www.pdxjustice.org ... thanks for tuning in!!!

One Land Many Voices on 02/27/09

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Fri, 02/27/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Host Hala Gores speaks with attorney Tom Nelson, who just returned from Gaza as a member of a National Lawyers Guild delegation of 8 attorneys who went to Gaza to assess the effects of the recent attacks on the Palestinian people, and to determine what, if any, violations of international law occurred and whether U.S. domestic law has been violated as a consequence. She also speaks with Bill Corcoran, President of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA), who also just returned from a visit to Gaza. ANERA was incorporated in 1968 to help ease the suffering of Palestinian refugees after the Arab-Israeli War of 1967. It has become one of the largest American non-profits working solely in the Middle East for 40 years. In fiscal year 2008, ANERA delivered more than $50 million worth of donated medicine and medical supplies into Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon.

Your phone calls are welcome at (503) 231-8187.

One Land Many Voices

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Fri, 01/23/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Hosts Hala Gores and Will Seaman welcome Melinda Borne, Director of Programs for the United Palestinian Appeal, to talk about humanitarian aid for Gaza and local Palestine solidarity organizer Peter Miller to talk about long-term work to bring a just peace to the Palestine/Israel conflict.
 

One Land Many Voices

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Fri, 12/26/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Special guest, Diana Buttu, joins hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman to talk about the seige of Gaz

Special guest, Diana Buttu, joins hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman to talk about the seige of Gaza and the prospects for Middle East peace with the incoming Obama Administration.

One Land Many Voices

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Fri, 11/28/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, join hosts Hala Gores and William

Please join us this Friday at 9:00 AM on KBOO community radio for the next edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES!

One Land Many Voices on 09/26/08

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Fri, 09/26/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Free trade olive oil from Palestine and breaking the seige of Gaza with guests, Wafa Shami and Jeff

ONE LAND, MANY VOICES guests this week, live via telephone, are American Friends Service Committee Middle East Peace Program Coorinator, Wafa Shami, and Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions executive director, Jeff Halper.  Both Wafa and Jeff will be in Portland on the weekend of October 11th and 12th.  They'll be talking with OLMV program hosts, Hala and Will, about free trade olive oil and Jeff's participation in the FREE GAZA boat lift in August. 

Please join us for a very special KBOO membership drive edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES!  We'll have special membership gifts and GREAT conversation!  Help us support listener-sponsored, grassroots, democratic, community media: KBOO!

One Land Many Voices on 08/22/08

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Fri, 08/22/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Topics include the life and work of the late Mahmoud Darwish, who was considered to be the most important contemporary Arab poet working today. In  the words of poet Naomi Shihab Nye. Mr. Darwish is “the Essential Breath of the Palestinian people, the eloquent witness of exile and belonging, exquisitely tuned singer of images that invoke, link, and shine a brilliant light into the world’s whole heart. What he speaks has been embraced by readers around the world – his in an utterly necessary voice, unforgettable once discovered.” His more than twenty poetry books include The Adam of Two Edens, Mural, Why Have you Left the Horse Alone, and Eleven Planets.

One Land Many Voices on 07/25/08

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Fri, 07/25/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Host Will Seaman speaks with the Reverend Richard Toll of Sabeel, an international peace movement initiated by Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land who seek a just peace based on two states-Palestine and Israel-as defined by international law and existing United Nations resolutions. Sabeel promotes theological, moral, and legal principles for peace as outlined in the Jerusalem Sabeel Document. Reverend Toll is co-chair of Friends of Sabeel-North America (FOSNA), which works in the U.S. and Canada to support the vision of Sabeel, cultivating the support of American churches through co-sponsored regional educational conferences, alternative pilgrimage, witness trips, and international gatherings in the Holy Land.

One Land Many Voices on 06/27/08

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Fri, 06/27/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman speak with special guest, Mr. Raja Shehadeh, a Palestinian lawyer and writer who lives in Ramallah.  He is a founder of the pioneering human rights organisation, Al-Haq, an

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Obama's Cairo Speech and Beyond - Independent Scholar, Norman Finkelstein, talks with OLMV hosts Wael Elasady and Peter Miller

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Thu, 06/25/2009

Independend scholar and author, Norman Finkelstein, is the guest on this edition of ONE LAND, MANY VOICES, with special guest hosts, Wael Elasady and Peter Miller.

The Obama "Peace Process" and local Palestine-Israel activism and events: Ali Abunimah, Wael Elasady and Nael Saker are guests

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Thu, 05/21/2009

This week hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman talk with Electronic Intifada founder, Ali Abunimah, about the latest developments in the Middle East "Peace Process" under the new Obama Administration.  And in the studio to discuss local activism will be Nael Saker and Wael Elasady, talking about the upcoming Palestinian Via Dolorosa photo exhibit opening at PSU on May 28th.  

To hear past editions of One Land, Many Voices, you can find us at http://kboo.fm/OneLandManyVoices or at www.pdxjustice.org ... thanks for tuning in!
 

Examining Zionism: Special guest, New York University Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and History, Zachary Lockman

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Thu, 04/23/2009

This week Hala Gores and William Seaman welcome New York University Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and History, Zachary Lockman, to the program for a discussion of Zionism.  Zionism is broadly understood as the movement supporting the establishment of a homeland for the Jewish people.  In 1975, the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 3379 declaring that Zionism is a form of racism.  Is Zionism inherently racist?  What role has Zionism played, and what role does it continue to play, in the Palestine-Israel conflict?  Join us this Friday for a discussion of Zionism on ONE LAND, MANY VOICES with our special guest, Professor Zachary Lockman. 
More about our special guest this Friday:

Professor Zachary Lockman:

 

 

My main research and teaching field is the socioeconomic, cultural and political history of the modern Middle East, particularly the Mashriq. Under the influence of the "new social history" and "history from below" movements of the 1960s and 1970s, I did my doctoral dissertation on the emergence and evolution of a working class and labor movement in Egypt from the late nineteenth century until the Second World War; it was published in 1987 in a book co-authored with Joel Beinin. Since then I have sporadically continued to work on Egypt, with a special interest in society, culture and politics in the 1882-1919 period. I have also done a great deal of research on Palestine, manifested (among other things) in a 1989 edited volume on the Intifada and a 1996 book on relations between Arab and Jewish workers and labor movements in Palestine during the British mandate period, and various articles and papers. My most recent book is an introduction to the history and politics of Orientalism and Middle East studies, with particular attention to the study of the Middle East in the United States since 1945 and its intersections with U.S. policy in that region. Along the way I have served as president of the Middle East Studies Association and as a member of the Joint Committee on the Near and Middle East of the Social Science Research Council/American Council of Learned Societies, and as an editor (and currently a contributing editor) of Middle East Report.

 

 

Political Prisoners and Israeli War Crimes in Gaza - Guests Mr. Jaber Wishah and Yonatan Pollack

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Thu, 03/26/2009

Political Prisoners and Israeli War Crimes in Gaza - Guests Mr. Jaber Wishah, the Deputy Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, and Yonatan Pollack, an organizer with Anarchists Against the Wall, join hosts William Seaman and Wael Elasady. 

One Land, Many Voices - Hala Gores talks with Tom Nelson about Israeli war crimes in Gaza and with Bill Corcoran of ANERA

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Thu, 02/26/2009

Hala Gores is joined in the studio with special guest, attorney Tom Nelson.  Bill Corcoran also joins the conversation by telephone from Washington DC.

Mr. Corcoran is President of American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) and just returned from a visit to Gaza where he had an opportunity to assess the devastation of Israel's assault on the people of Gaza.  ANERA was incorporated in 1968 to help ease the suffering of Palestinian refugees after the Arab-Israeli War of 1967. It has become one of the largest American non-profits working solely in the Middle East for 40 years. In fiscal year 2008, ANERA delivered more than $50 million worth of donated medicine and medical supplies into Gaza, the West Bank and Lebanon.

Tom Nelson also just returned from Gaza as a member of a National Lawyers Guild delegation of 8 attorneys who went to Gaza to assess the effects of the recent attacks on the Palestinian people, and to determine what, if any, violations of international law occurred and whether U.S. domestic law has been violated as a consequence.

OLMV co-host Will Seaman will return next month.

Guests Melinda Borne of United Palestinian Appeal and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights

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Thu, 01/22/2009

Guests Melinda Borne of United Palestinian Appeal and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights join hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman to talk about what folks in the United States are doing to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza today, and what has to happen to change US policy in the Middle East to bring a just peace to the Palestine/Israel conflict.

Gaza Correspondent for Al Jazeera on the Aftermath of Israel's War

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Sun, 01/18/2009

Special guest Ayman Mohyeldin, Gaza correspondent for Al Jazeera English language news, talks about the aftermath Israel's war. 

In an exclusive live interview by telephone directly from Gaza, hosts William Seaman and Hala Gores talk with Ayman Mohyeldin about the three weeks of Israeli military attacks and the aftermath, as the people begin the long process of recovering bodies and rebuilding.

Guests Diana Buttu and Bernard Sabella talk about the seige in Gaza and emigration of Christian Arabs from the Middle East.

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Thu, 12/25/2008

In this program, hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman discuss the siege in Gaza, and other topics, with Palestinian-Canadian lawyer and former negotiator Diana Buttu. Further along in the program they discuss the issue of emigration of Christian Arabs from the Middle East with Professor of Sociology at Bethlehem University, Dr. Bernard Sabella.

Academic freedom at PSU: Interview with Professor Joel Beinin and Dean Marvin Kaiser.

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Thu, 11/27/2008

Hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman spend the hour with Stanford University Professor of Middle East History, Joel Beinin, and Dean of College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Portland State University, Marvin Kaiser, talking about academic freedom and the recent hiring controversy at Portland State University. Last week's Willamette Week feature by Beth Slovic ("Tug of War - A Controversial prof creates a skirmish at PSU over academic freedom") provides a glimpse into a job interview process derailed by politics. Professor Beinin ultimately withdrew his name from consideration for the opening at PSU, a great loss for the university and for Portland. Tune in Friday at 9:00 AM to learn more about the "skirmish at PSU", and very special OLMV guests, Professor Joel Beinin and Dean Marvin Kaiser!

One Land, Many Voices - Joel Kovel, author of OVERCOMING ZIONISM, and Deborah Rohan, author of THE OLIVE GROVE ...

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Thu, 10/23/2008

Program hosts Hala Gores and William Seaman talk with Joel Kovel, author of Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine, and Deborah Rohan, author of The Olive Grove: A Palestinian Story.

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Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila & 20 Years of Oslo

 

 

This month marks the anniversary of two important events in the history of the Palestinian struggle for justice.  It is the 31st anniversary of the massacres at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut during which an estimated 3000 Palestinians lost their lives. It is also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel.  

One Land Many Voices co-hosts, Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch will look back to those two events not only to remember what they meant to Palestinians and the world at the time, but also to consider what they mean today in the search for justice and peace. 

The first half of the show will include an interview with Nabil Mohamad, Vice President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who was the only one of his family to survive the massacres in Sabra and Shatila. 

In the second half of the show, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, senior negotiator for the Palestinians in the current US sponsored talks between the PLO and Israel, will be joining us from Ramallah.  

 

 

Reflections: 31 Years After Sabra & Shatila & 20 Years of Oslo

 

 

This month marks the anniversary of two important events in the history of the Palestinian struggle for justice.  It is the 31st anniversary of the massacres at the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Beirut during which an estimated 3000 Palestinians lost their lives. It is also the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords between the PLO and Israel.  

One Land Many Voices co-hosts, Zaha Hassan and Ned Rosch will look back to those two events not only to remember what they meant to Palestinians and the world at the time, but also to consider what they mean today in the search for justice and peace. 

The first half of the show will include an interview with Nabil Mohamad, Vice President of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who was the only one of his family to survive the massacres in Sabra and Shatila. 

In the second half of the show, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, senior negotiator for the Palestinians in the current US sponsored talks between the PLO and Israel, will be joining us from Ramallah.  

 

 

Mark is an inspiration to us all

Mark is an absolutely beautiful human being - wish there were more people and especially Jewish people like him with the ability to see things as they are plain and simple on a human level.

 

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