We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our first guest was Lia Tarachansky, journalist, filmmaker with Naretiv Productions, and former Israel Palestine correspondent at the Real News. She will offer a historic perspective on why the soldiers were fighting and what the War meant for the world.
With news that Benjamin Netanyahu will serve a fourth term as Prime Minister of Israel, we take a look at the Israeli elections and what they mean for Israelis and Palestinians. With: Lia Tarachansky, Israel/Palestine correspondent for the Real News Network.
We speak with Palestinian filmmaker Fida Qishta about her compelling new film Where Should the Birds Fly. It’s the story of two young women living through war and blockade in Gaza. You can visit Qishta’s website here. She is currently raising funds to attend film school. You can donate here.
We discuss the 47th anniversary of the Six-Day War between Israel and several Arab nations and the beginning of 47 years of occupation. The war is known as al Naksa, or “the setback,” by Palestinians. We talk with Palestinian political observer and businessman Dr.Ali Zaghab, Lia Tarachansky, Israel/Palestine correspondent for The Real News Network, and Dr. Neve Gordon Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University and author of Israel’s Occupation.
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