February 2014 archive

VOP 2014-02-27: Lia Tarachansky

Lia Tarachansky & her film “On the Side of the Road”
This week Voice of Palestine interviews Israeli-Russian director Lia Tarachansky about her documentary On the Side of the Road, which opened the First International Film Festival on Nakba and Return at Cinematheque Tel Aviv and will be showing next week in Ramallah. The info on the film’s official trailer says – “This is the story of those who fought to erase Palestine and created an Israeli landscape of denial”.

VOP 2014-02-20: Chand from Students Against Apartheid

Israeli Apartheid Week 2014
This week Voice of Palestine interviews Chand, a member of the Israeli Apartheid Week-Toronto Organizing Committee, and also part of Students against Israeli Apartheid, U of T. She talks with us about the history of Israeli Apartheid Week IAW, which began in Toronto, as well as detailing some of the activities planned for this year. (Watch the IAW 2014 trailer here!)

VOP 2014-02-09: Josh Ruebner

Josh Ruebner on his book “Shattered Hopes”
This week Voice of Palestine cohost Hanna Kawas has a wide-ranging conversation with Josh Ruebner, an American author, political analyst, and activist. We talk with him about U.S. policy and his new book, Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace. Josh is also the National Advocacy Director of US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and discusses the Campaign’s work.

VOP 2014-02-02: Diana Alzeer

Diana Alzeer: Live Report from Ein Hijleh Village “Salt of the Earth” Campaign
This week Voice of Palestine interviews Diana Alzeer, a spokesperson for the Palestinian Popular Struggle Coordination Committee. She brings us a live report from the Melh Al-ard (Salt of the Earth) campaign to revive Ein Hijleh Village in the Jordan Valley, as well as discussing the popular resistance in Palestine in general.