This week …

News Highlights:

  • Israeli officials approve 650 more settler housing units in the illegal settlement of Pisgat Ze’ev built on Palestinian land from the towns of Beit Hanina and Hizma
  • Israeli forces destroy a stone cutting plant in Qalqilya, livelihood for 8 Palestinian families, as demolitions continue in Area C in the occupied West Bank, which is under complete Israeli military and civil control
  • Israeli military forces step up their arrest raids in the West Bank, focusing on labor and grassroots organizers, as more evidence of torture and abuse of Palestinian detainees is brought to light by Israeli media


A live interview with Prof. Marc Ellis from Baylor University in Texas, about his work at Baylor and his theological and political beliefs. Prof. Ellis is Director of the Centre for Jewish Studies at Baylor and he explained how he came to understand and advocate for Palestinian human rights. He is currently facing difficulties at Baylor, which many feel is due to his principled stands on Palestine/Israel, and listeners were encouraged to check out the petition online to support him.

Focus on Zionism:

Highlights of a December 2nd, 2011 report about Israeli military harassment and arrest of Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Gaza.

Here is an audio file of this show: