The Incarceration of Children and Erosion of Human Rights

Jamal Dajani discusses with civil rights attorney Liz Jackson the incarceration of hundreds of immigrant children in cages at the US border with Mexico. They also talk about the confirmation of Ken Marcus as the top civil rights enforcer at the Department of Education and his efforts to ensure criticism of Israel on college campuses is muted.
 

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In Memory of Razan al-Najjar

Jess & Jamal discuss the murder of Palestinian medic Razan al-Najjar in Gaza. Instead of apologizing, Israeli officials claimed that the medic was acting as a human shield for Hamas when she was shot dead by Israeli soldiers in Gaza.

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Born a Refugee

Jess & Jamal interview Ziad Abbas from the  Middle East Children’s Alliance to talk about Palestinian refugees and MECA’s work. Mr. Abbas grew up at the Dheisha Refugee Camp in Bethlehem where he co-founded Ibdaa Cultural Center.

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Nakba at 70: The Catastrophe That Never Ended

Jess & Jamal host Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi to talk about “Al Nakba,” which literally translates as “The Catastrophe.” It refers to the mass expulsion and ethnic cleansing of at least 750,000 Palestinians by Zionist paramilitary groups from their homeland 70 years ago.

 

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Remembering the Palestinian Nakba

Jamal Dajani interviews UC Hastings Professor, Dr. George Bisharat. They discuss the effect of al-Nakba (Catastrophe) on Palestinians since 1948, as Israelis celebrate the 70th anniversary since the establishment of the State of Israel. Professor Bisharat also talks about his passion for blues music, and the chromatic harmonica. Check out www.bigharpgeorge.com

 

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Why Is the Media Silent on Palestine?

Jess & Jamal interview Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi and Jaime Veve who recently returned from a conference in Palestine. They were part of an international delegation who spent two weeks in the West Bank meeting with educators, students and activists. They shared their experience on Arab Talk.

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The Return of John Bolton

Jess and Jamal discuss President Trump’s replacement of H.R. McMaster with John Bolton as his new national security adviser. They breakdown Bolton’s militant rhetoric, hawkish positions and his backstabbing of his former boss Condoleezza Rice by providing Israeli officials with secret US decision-making at the UN. In her 2011 autobiography, Rice said she learned “several years later” that “Bolton had been sharing information with the Israelis through their U.N. ambassador without permission to do so.”

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