April 2014 archive

VOP 2014-04-23: Alison Weir

Alison Weir: The Influence of the Israel Lobby on US Policy

This week Voice of Palestine Cohost Hanna Kawas has an in-depth conversation with Alison Weir, a journalist and founder of the group If Americans Knew and the president of The Council for the National Interest. We talk with her about the groups’ work and objectives, the floundering U.S. “peace process” as well as her new book, “Against our Better Judgement“.

VOP 2014-04-08: Mazin Qumsiyeh

Mazin Qumsiyeh on “Palestine Today and in the Future”
This week, Voice of Palestine presents a live recording of the full speech by Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh at an April 7th public meeting in Vancouver, Canada. Mazin is a Palestinian author, activist and educator who currently lives in Beit Sahour, Palestine and teaches at both Bir Zeit and Bethlehem Universities. His Vancouver talk covered both extensive analysis of the current situation in Palestine and his own personal experiences.

VOP 2014-04-03: Tyler Levitan

This week Voice of Palestine interviews Tyler Levitan, campaign coordinator for Independent Jewish Voices, Canada. We talk with him about IJV’s ‘Expose the Jewish National Fund JNF’ campaign, their new postcard initiative, and their support for the BDS movement. We also discuss the upcoming Jewish National Fund Galas across Canada, and the campaigns to protest them, including the petition calling on Nikki Yanofsky to cancel her performances at several JNF galas.