This week …

News Highlights:

  • Israeli military hands out 25 eviction orders to Palestinian families near Jerusalem.
  • Israeli officials ban Palestinian leader Hatem Abdul Qader from the Al Aqsa mosque for 6 months, after earlier banning him from all of occupied Jerusalem for 3 weeks.
  • Hamas leaders downplay progress in prisoner exchange talks with Israel.
  • Video conference in Gaza highlights the obstacles to Palestinian students’ right to education.


A live interview with local activist and artist Carel Moiseiwitsch, about upcoming cross-Canada picket activities against Mountain Equipment Coop MEC for carrying Israeli products. MEC is also being asked to end its partnership with Israeli factories, including military contractors like Source Vagabond. There was discussion of the global Boycott Israel movement (BDS) and the successes it has achieved. Carel also updated us on the lawsuit against her and Gordon Murray for the parody of the Vancouver Sun they produced, that challenged the blatant pro-Israel bias of CanWest media.

Focus on Zionism:
Highlights of a Nov. 23rd, 209 news story about South Africa’s deportation of an Israeli airline official over allegations that Israeli intelligence agents were using the airline and Johannesburg airport to gather information on S. African citizens.

Here is an audio file of this show: