Israelis & Palestinians

Archives of the show until 2018. For recent archives, go to: The Marc Steiner Show at the Real News Network

July 11, 2017

Voices of the Holy Land: Christians in the Holy Land

July 11, 2017 - Segment 2 - We listened in to a powerful 2002 archive edition of our show, part of a series called Voices of the Holy Land. We heard the feature: Christian voices of the Holy Land.
June 7, 2017

The Six Day War: Dr. Ali Zaghab and Time in Palestine

June 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our second guest was a Palestinian American businessman and political commentator, Dr. Ali Zaghab who offered us an updated perspective on the war and his time in Palestine.
June 7, 2017

The Six Day War: A Historic Perspective with Lia Tarachansky

June 7, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a conversation with our guests about the 50th Anniversary of the Six-Day War. Our first guest was Lia Tarachansky and she offered a historic perspective on why the soldiers were fighting and what the War meant for the world.
June 6, 2017

Voices from the Holy Land: Perspectives on Israel and Palestine

June 6, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a special archive edition of our series Voices from the Holy Land, which features voices from Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza - from people of many religions, political opinions, and backgrounds.
May 25, 2017

Trita Parsi on the Middle East

May 25, 2017 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with my conversation with Dr. Trita Parsi about the current situation in Iran and Trump in the Middle East.
May 11, 2017

Shibley Telhami: Public Opinion on Israel and Palestine

May 11, 2017 - Segment 2 - We talk with Dr. Shibley Telhami, The Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, about a poll he co-commissioned with Stella Rouse by Nielsen Scarborough about foreign policy.
April 17, 2017

Dr. Thabit Abdullah: Discussion and Updates on Syria

April 17, 2017 - Segment 3 - I hosted a discussion and update on Syria, with Dr. Thabit Abdullah, Professor of Middle East History at York University, Toronto.
February 20, 2017

Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions Debate

February 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a discussion and debate on a bill before the Maryland Legislature aimed at thwarting the Boycott, Disinvestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement in the state. With: Delegate Jimmy Tarlau, and Delegate Ben Kramer.
February 14, 2017

The Latest on Israel-US Relationship & The Maryland Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement

February 14, 2017 - Segment 2 - We turn to the topic of the current Israel-US relationship and the Maryland BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) movement. With: Jodie Zisow McClean, Howard Libit, Dr. Bob Freedman, and Dr. Ali Zaghab.
January 30, 2017

National News Roundtable: Donald Trumps Executive Order & Protests Against It

January 30, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, topics to include this weekend's protests against Donald Trump's Executive Order to ban people from seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the United States.
January 4, 2017

International News Roundtable: Russia, Iasrael, & NATO

January 4, 2017 - Segment 1 - We host an International News Roundtable, discussing topics such as the new UN Israel Policy, Russia, and NATO. With Guests: Rania Khalek, John Feffer, and Charles "Sam" Faddis.
June 24, 2016

Ellen Siegel: Picture Kindness, On Behalf Of Refugees In Lebanon

June 24, 2016 - Segment 4 - We close the show with Ellen Siegel, who remembers the 1982 Sabra and Shatila Massacre. Siegel first visited Israel, the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon in 1972. Since that time she has been an active member and supporter of the Jewish and Israeli peace movements.
April 22, 2016

Israeli Refuseniks On Their Refusal To Serve In The IDF

April 19, 2016 - Segment 5 - We are joined by two Israeli Refuseniks, Yasmin Yablonko and Khaled Farrag.
January 22, 2016

Neil Hertz: Pastoral in Palestine

January 20, 2016 - Segment 5 - In a special archive edition of the Steiner Show, we hear Neil Hertz discuss his book Pastoral in Palestine, which offers a personal view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
November 9, 2015

The Fight With ISIS & The Crisis Of The Middle East

November 9, 2015 - Segment 2 - We discuss the international scene, as we examine and analyze ISIS and the crisis in the Middle East.
October 13, 2015

Escalating Violence in Israel & Palestine: Is A Two-State Solution Possible?

October 12, 2015 - Segment 1 - We have a roundtable discussion on the escalating violence in Israel/Palestine.
September 23, 2015

Islamophobia in Our Society

September 22. 2015 - Segment 2 - We unpack Islamophobia in light of 14-year-old Muslim student, Ahmed Mohamed, being arrested by police at his school after school officials thought the clock he made was a bomb, and presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson's remarks that Muslims aren't fit to serve as President of the United States.
July 22, 2015

Middle East Roundtable: Iran, Israel, ISIS and More

July 20, 2015 - Segment 3 - We hold a middle east roundtable and focus on Iran, Israel and ISIS.
June 29, 2015

The Plight Of Palestinian Refugees In Syria & The World

June 29, 2015 - Segment 4 - We discuss the plight of Palestinian refugees in Syria and worldwide with Abby Smardon, Executive Director of UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) USA.
June 25, 2015

The Wanted 18: A Story Of Nonviolent Resistance During The 1987 Intifada

June 23, 2015 - Segment 4 - We have a preview of the film The Wanted 18, a story of nonviolent resistance during the First Intifada in 1987.
May 11, 2015

Protests Against Police Brutality in Tel Aviv

May 8, 2015 - Segment 1 - We take a look at Israel, where thousands of people took to the streets of Tel Aviv on May 3 to protest police harassment of and brutality targeting Israelis of Ethiopian descent.
April 5, 2015

Black and Jewish: What It Means To Be Both

April 3, 2015 - Segment 2 - We delve into the world of Black Jewish traditions and discover what it means to be both Black and Jewish as Marc speaks with MaNishtana, Y-Love and Michael Twitty.
March 30, 2015

Lia Tarachansky: On the Side of the Road

March 27, 2015 - Segment 3 - Lia Tarachansky, filmmaker and Israel/Palestine correspondent for the Real News joins us to talk about her documentary On the Side of the Road, which is showing in Baltimore on Wednesday, April 1, 6:00pm at The Real News Network, 231 Holliday Street.
March 25, 2015

Israeli Election Results and US Politics

March 23, 2015 - Segment 3 - We look at last week's Israeli election results and their implications for U.S. politics, with: Bill Fletcher, Senior Scholar at Institute for Policy Studies.
March 22, 2015

Israeli Election Results: Benjamin Netanyahu Will Serve 4th Term

March 19, 2015 - Segment 3 - 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.
March 4, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress

March 4, 2015 - Segment 2 - Our guests reflect upon Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech yesterday before Congress, as well as U.S. policy with Israel.
February 24, 2015

Film By Fida Qishta: Where Should the Birds Fly

February 20, 2015 - Segment 4 - We speak with Palestinian filmmaker Fida Qishta about her compelling new film Where Should the Birds Fly.
January 28, 2015

Jewish Music Special: The Shondes

January 28, 2015 - Segment 3 - In the second part of a two part series on Jewish music, producer Mark Gunnery speaks to the Shondes about their music, the ethics of political engagement as musicians and Jews, and their support of the cultural boycott of Israel.
January 28, 2015

Jewish Music Special: The Klezmatics

January 28, 2015 - Segment 2 - Producer Mark Gunnery presents a two part special on Jewish music. In this first installment, he speaks with members of the Klezmatics about Yiddish culture and music, Jewish spirituality and politics, and the cultural boycott of Israel.
December 5, 2014

On the Side of the Road: Exploring Denial & The Contested History of Israeli-Palestinian Relations

December 4, 2014 - Segment 3 - Israeli journalist and filmmaker Lia Tarachansky joins us to talk about her documentary On the Side of the Road, which is showing in Baltimore on Friday at Johns Hopkins University and Sunday at Space 2640.
November 10, 2014

+972 Magazine: Conversation with Palestinian & Israeli Journalists

November 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - We talk with two journalists, one Palestinian and one Israeli: Noam Sheizaf and Samer Badawi.
November 10, 2014

Jenin Freedom Theatre in the Occupied West Bank

November 7, 2014 - Segment 2 - We talk with individuals from the Freedom Theatre in the Jenin Refugee Camp in the Occupied West Bank. The goal of the theatre is to empower the community and to explore the potential of arts as an important catalyst for social change.
November 10, 2014

Journalist Rula Jebreal on Minority Life in Israel and Islamophobia

November 6, 2014 - Segment 2 - We talk with Palestinian journalist, foreign policy analyst and author Rula Jebreal about her recent op-ed piece in the New York Times, "Minority Life in Israel."
October 26, 2014

From Ferguson to Gaza: Black & Palestinian Communities and Activism

October 23, 2014 - Segment 3 - We discuss the growing synergy between African American and Palestinian activists in the U.S., and discuss the points of unity and tension within Black and Arab communities.
August 18, 2014

Debating Israel-Palestine: One State or Two States?

August 18, 2014 - Segment 3 - We examine solutions for the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, considering whether a one- or two-state solution is more viable.
August 6, 2014

International Roundtable: Gaza, Ukraine & President Obama’s Foreign Policy

August 5, 2014 - Segment 2 - We have an International Roundtable on Gaza, Ukraine and President Obama's Foreign Policy with Dr. Jared Ball, Dr. Adil Shamoo, and Dr. Steven Bucci.
July 30, 2014

Debating the Situation in Gaza

July 30, 2014 - Segment 2 - Listen to a debate on the situation in Gaza, with: Jay Bernstein and Dr. Adil Shamoo.
July 28, 2014

Gaza Strip Update

July 28, 2014 - Segment 3 - As the situation in Israel/Palestine intensifies, it becomes more and more important to hear reports on the conflict. We discuss the conflict with a panel of experts.
July 9, 2014

Israel/Palestine Roundtable: Abu Khdeir Family

July 9, 2014 - Segment 2 - Today we have a special interview with members of the Abu Khdeir family. Mohammed Abu Khdeir was the Palestinian teenager who was kidnapped and murdered in a revenge killing in Jerusalem.
July 9, 2014

Immigration Roundtable: Border-Crossing Conditions

July 8, 2014 - Segment 2 - On today's roundtable, we debate immigration policy, in light of protests against immigrants in California, and check in more specifically with the conditions of the children crossing the border.
July 2, 2014

Israel/Palestine Roundtable

June 2, 2014 - Segment 3 - The shocking killings of children, violent neo-fascist protests, and other shocking news from the Israel-Palestine area have caused unrest for many, both on a political and personal level.
June 30, 2014

Israel/Palestine Update

June 30, 2014 - Segment 4 - As the Israel/Palestine conflict grows more complicated, we discuss its many sides and viewpoints with Real News Network reporter Lia Tarachansky, who will give us a live update from the area.
June 26, 2014

Middle East Roundtable: ISIS, Iraq, and Syria

June 26, 2014 - Segment 3 - As tensions in the Middle East grow, understanding the complexities of the issue grows more and more important. We discuss the ongoing conflicts with a panel of experts.
June 25, 2014

Presbyterians Divest From Israel Occupation Profiters

June 25 - Segment 3 - We discuss the Presbyterian divestment from Israel with Jeffrey DeYoe.
June 10, 2014

Remembering the Six Day War/al Naksa

June 9, 2014 - Segment 3 - 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.
May 3, 2014

Ali Abunimah: The Battle For Justice In Palestine

May 2, 2014 - Segment 3 - Ali Abunimah, Palestinian-American journalist, co-founder of the Electronic Intifada, and author of the books The Battle for Justice in Palestine and One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse, joins us to discuss the current situation in Palestine, the Boycott Divestment Sanctions movement, and the prospects for a single state solution.
April 1, 2014

Exploring ‘The Story of the Jews’ with Simon Schama

March 28, 2014 - Segment 4 - We close the show with a fascinating discussion with award-winning historian and Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University Simon Schama on his latest book - which is now a documentary series running on PBS -The Story of the Jews.
February 27, 2014

Debating Maryland’s Anti-Israeli Boycott Legislation

February 27, 2014 - Segment 2 - We look at the debate taking place in the Maryland Legislature regarding the American Studies Association's recent resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions. Joining us are: Jay Bernstein, chair of the Advocacy Committee of Baltimore Zionist District and host of Shalom USA Radio; Sara Love, Public Policy Director of the ACLU of Maryland; and Yousseff Munnayer, Executive Director of the Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development and its educational program, the Palestine Center.
January 16, 2014

Debate: American Studies Association’s Academic Boycott of Israel

January 16, 2014 - Segment 3 - We look at the American Studies Association's academic boycott of Israel, with Peter Beinart and Dr. Steven Salaita.
January 7, 2014

Political Complexity in the Middle East: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt

January 7, 2014 - Segment 3 - We begin the day with a roundtable on the Middle East, including Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt. Dr. Thabit Abdullah, Dr. Adil Shamoo, Dr. Steven David and Phyllis Bennis join us.