Tag - Understanding Israel Palestine

Impacts of Israel Lobby on US elections and foreign policy

Matthew Berkman's Ph.D. dissertation, "Coercive Consensus: Jewish Federations, Ethnic Representation, and the Roots of American Pro-Israel Politics," explores the evolution of the Israel lobby and today's influence from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on domestic elections and foreign policy decisions.   Although Berkman is a strong supporter of justice,...

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Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “From the Architects of Repression to Transcending the Israel Lobby at Home & Abroad” with Walter Hixson (3-4-22)

Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “From the Architects of Repression to Transcending the Israel Lobby at Home & Abroad” with Walter Hixson (3-4-22) For this week's episode, producer Jeremy Rothe-Kushel speaks with diplomatic & cultural historian, Walter Hixson about his book "Architects of Repression: How Israel and Its Lobby...

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Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “From Imperialism & War to Architects of Repression: Settler Colonialism & the US-Israel Special Relationship” with Walter Hixson (12-17-21)

Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “From Imperialism & War to Architects of Repression: Settler Colonialism & the US-Israel Special Relationship” with Walter Hixson (12-17-21) For this week's episode, producer Jeremy Rothe-Kushel speaks with cultural historian and author Walter Hixson about his recently published books "Architects of Repression: How Israel...

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Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; Practicing Resistance in Palestine” with Lara & Stephen Sheehi (Part 2 — 12-10-21)

Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — "Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; Practicing Resistance in Palestine" with Lara & Stephen Sheehi (Part 2 -- 12-10-21) For this week's program, we listen to the second part of producer Jeremy Rothe-Kushel's interview with Lara Sheehi and Stephen Sheehi, co-authors of the recently published and groundbreaking...

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Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; Practicing Resistance in Palestine” with Lara & Stephen Sheehi (Part 1 — 11-19-21)

Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — "Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; Practicing Resistance in Palestine" with Lara & Stephen Sheehi (Part 1 -- 11-19-21) For this week's program, we listen to the first part of Jeremy Rothe-Kushel's interview with Lara Sheehi and Stephen Sheehi, co-authors of the recently published and groundbreaking book...

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Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “The Maxwell Trial, Government by Blackmail & the Compromised US-Israel ‘Special Relationship'” with Kirby Sommers (10-29-21)

For this week’s show, producer Jeremy Rothe-Kushel speaks with Kirby Sommers, author of books like "Jeffrey Epstein: Predator, Spy" & "Ghislaine Maxwell: An Unauthorized Biography" and an advocate for victims of sex trafficking, about what the deep political background of espionage not covered in the upcoming Ghislaine Maxwell trial can...

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Understanding Israel Palestine: Beyond the Walls — “Blowing the whistle on ADL spying for Israel in bed with apartheid South Africa against U.S. civil society” with Jeffrey Blankfort (7-16-21)

In beginning to critically deconstruct the key role of the Anti Defamation League in the Israel Lobby, producer Jeremy Rothe-Kushel speaks with Jewish American Journalist & Pro-Palestinian activist Jeffrey Blankfort, about his work to expose the ADL and its collaborators for colluding with apartheid Israel and South Africa on espionage...

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