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Peter Beinart and featured guests take a deep dive into issues related to Israel, Palestine, and the occupation that just reached it's 50th year. This podcast is a project of the Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP.org)

Peter Beinart and featured guests take a deep dive into issues related to Israel, Palestine, and the occupation that just reached it's 50th year. This podcast is a project of the Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP.org)

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United States

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Peter Beinart and featured guests take a deep dive into issues related to Israel, Palestine, and the occupation that just reached it's 50th year. This podcast is a project of the Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP.org)

Twitter:

@FMEP

Language:

English

Contact:

2028353650


Episodes

"Pompeo in Psagot" featuring Fadi Quran, Dror Etkes, and Lara Friedman

11/17/2020
The topic today is Israeli settlements, with our focus on Psagot -- a settlement located deep inside the West Bank that according to news reports will enjoy a history-making visit soon from US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. To discuss this visit and Psagot settlement, this episode features Dror Etkes, settlement expert and founder of the organization Kerem Navot, together with Fadi Quran, Campaigns Director at Avaaz, whose family's land was confiscated for Psagot, and Lara Friedman,...

Duration:00:46:07

"Israel's wars, and its Future" ft. Peter Beinart & Ami Ayalon

9/8/2020
On this episode of “Occupied Thoughts” FMEP non-resident fellow Peter Beinart is joined by Ami Ayalon - a retired commander of the Israeli navy, the former head of the Shin Bet (Israel’s top internal security agency), and a former member of the Knesset. Peter and Ami discuss topics touched on in Ami's newly published memoir - "Friendly Fire: How Israel Became Its Own Worst Enemy, and the Hope for Its Future."

Duration:00:58:30

Al - Shabaka spotlight

7/22/2020
We are shining FMEP’s spotlight on Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, a necessary and transformative initiative cultivating and elevating the voices of Palestinian experts on policy issues which impact the Palestinian people. Listen to this podcast with Al-Shabaka’s co-founder and Board president, Nadia Hijab, and Senior Policy Fellow, Dr. Yara Hawari.

Duration:00:18:29

"The End of PA Security Coordination with Israel?" w/ Peter Beinart, Ghaith Al-Omari, & Neri Zilber

6/5/2020
On this episode of "Occupied Thoughts" FMEP non-resident fellow Peter Beinart is joined by Ghaith al-Omari and Neri Zilber to discuss the end of PA security cooperation with Israel -- including examination of what that cooperation has accomplished, how it has evolved over the years, and what are the context for and implications of the PA ending that cooperation now. Gaith and Neri are co-authors of the report, "State with No Army, Army with No State Evolution of the Palestinian Authority...

Duration:00:44:54

FMEP Spotlight: The Association for Civil Rights in Israel

4/21/2020
Learn more about ACRI and support its work: https://www.english.acri.org.il/

Duration:00:17:34

FMEP Partner Spotlight: +972 Magazine - Independent Journalism from Israel-Palestine

3/18/2020
FMEP Partner Spotlight: +972 Magazine - Independent Journalism from Israel-Palestine by Occupied Thoughts by FMEP

Duration:00:14:39

FMEP Grantee Spotlight: 7amleh, A Digital Rights Champion

2/24/2020
FMEP's Sarah Anne Minkin speaks with Alison Carmel about the important work 7amleh is doing in Palestine and Israel to protect the digital rights of Palestinians. Find out more about 7amleh here: https://fmep.org/resource/grantee-spotligh…-rights-champion

Duration:00:12:48

"What Israel can Learn from the American History on Race" w/ Peter Beinart & Prof. Yael Sternhell

1/31/2020
Peter Beinart is joined by Tel Aviv University Professor Yael Sternhell to have a deep and rich conversation about how teaching about the history of race and inequality in the United States leads to important, sometimes explosive, conversations with her students.

Duration:00:26:28

The Joint List & the Worries of Palestinian Citizens of Israel w/ Peter Beinart & Aida Touma Sliman

1/20/2020
FMEP non-resident fellow Peter Beinart discuss a range of issues impacting Palestinian citizens of Israel with the highest ranking woman on the Joint List, MK Aida Touma Sliman.

Duration:00:30:38

"Trump's EO & the Campaign to Silence Palestinian Activism" w/ Peter Beinart & Dima Khalida

12/12/2019
Peter Beinart is joined by Dima Khalida (Founder and Director of Palestine Legal)to discuss the Trump Administration's recent Executive Order regarding antisemitism on college campuses.

Duration:00:22:49

"Seeing Palestine & Listening to Palestinian Youth" w/ Peter Beinart & Salem Barahmeh

11/22/2019
Peter talks to Salem Barahmeh - one of the creators behind a new virtual reality app taking people inside key places in Palestine - about the power of seeing and hearing stories of the Palestinian experience. The two also investigate the trends in political thought of Palestinian youth.

Duration:00:42:22

Occupied Thoughts: "Israeli Annexation & The Settler Agenda" w/ Peter Beinart and Lior Amihai

11/14/2019
FMEP Non-Resident Fellow Peter Beinart is joined by Lior Amihai, Executive Director of Yesh Din, to discuss Israel's ongoing de facto annexation of West Bank land, and the role violent settlers play in advancing that goal.

Duration:00:35:40

Occupied Thoughts: What Happened to the Israeli Left? w/ Peter Beinart & Shaqued Morag

11/8/2019
Occupied Thoughts: What Happened to the Israeli Left? w/ Peter Beinart & Shaqued Morag by Occupied Thoughts by FMEP

Duration:00:34:43

Occupied Thoughts: "What is Israel Doing in Gaza, and Why?" w/ Peter Beinart & Tania Hary

11/5/2019
FMEP non-resident fellow Peter Beinart is joined by Tania Hary (Gisha) to discuss the reality facing Palestinians living in Gaza, and how Israel's blockade is driven by several goals by the state of Israel to shape the prospects and nature of a future of a Palestinian state.

Duration:00:47:52

Occupied Thoughts: The Bedouin in the Negev, w/ Peter Beinart & Tal Avrech

9/23/2019
In this new episode of Occupied Thoughts (recorded 9/20/19) - recorded days after Israel's recent election - Peter Beinart explores the situation of Israel's Bedouin citizens in the Negev. He is joined by Tal Avrech, of the Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality (NCF), an Israeli NGO working to achieve full civil rights and equality for all those living Negev/Naqab.

Duration:00:41:32

With US Elex on the Horizon, Where's Isr-Pal Discourse Going? W/ Lara Friedman & Peter Beinart

8/1/2019
Peter & Lara discuss how Israel-Palestine is playing into the current political discourse across the political spectrum in the United States.

Duration:00:42:56

The Peace Process Is Dead. Here's What Comes Next

4/30/2019
Khaled Elgindy joins the FMEP staff - Lara, Kristin, and Phil - to talk about what comes after the utter collapse of the U.S.-led peace process. This episode references a recent Foreign Policy article by Khaled Elgindy and Lara Friedman, "The End of Oslo is an Opportunity."

Duration:00:40:00

A Civil Discussion About The BDS Movement w/ Peter Beinart & Omar Barghouti

4/18/2019
A Civil Discussion About The BDS Movement w/ Peter Beinart & Omar Barghouti by Occupied Thoughts by FMEP

Duration:01:29:04

Ahmed Abu Artema & the Great March of Return in Gaza

3/18/2019
Peter Beinart is joined by one of the organizers of the Great March of Return in Gaza, Ahmed Abu Artema, for a discussion of how the march came to be, and what has sustained it for almost one year.

Duration:00:28:18

The Shrinking Space for Criticism in Israel w/ Peter Beinart & Omar Shakir

3/4/2019
The Shrinking Space for Criticism in Israel w/ Peter Beinart & Omar Shakir by Occupied Thoughts by FMEP

Duration:00:39:04