Wednesday, January 21, 2015
President Obama is determined to make diplomatic progress with Iran. And now some say Speaker Boehner is raising the stakes by inviting Israel's prime minister to address Congress.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
The Takeaway looks at a terrorist attack in Paris, a bright spot shining on the U.S. economy, and we explore the contents of a 220-year-old time capsule.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
For this New Sounds show, listen to music with echoes of Turkey, Israel, & Iran. Hear music from the French-born clarinetist Yom, Montreal-based chamber post-rock band Esmerine, & more.
Today's Takeaways: Debunking a Civil War Myth, a Famous Literary Character, and Fighting Ebola With Celebrities & Christmas
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The Takeaway explores Gen. Sherman's historic march, novelist Richard Ford discusses his new book, and we look at the remake of a hit 1980s charity album.
Friday, November 07, 2014
One of Israel’s most acclaimed young novelists tells us about his novel The Hilltop, which is both a serious and satirical look at the complex, often absurd reality of life in Israel.
Friday, October 10, 2014
A Liberian journalist on covering a deadly epidemic, how Hollywood influences our understanding of Ebola, and a debate between two journalists about the press and Israel-Palestine.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Ethan Bronner and Matti Friedman, two journalists who've devoted their careers to reporting on Israel and Palestine, discuss how the international press treats this thorny story.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Ethan Bronner, deputy national editor for the New York Times, and Matti Friedman, Jerusalem-based journalist, debate how the international press treats the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Green Prince was the code name for a top Israeli informant, a man who was the son of a Hamas founder. It's also the name of a new documentary that chronicles the path of informant Mosab Hassan Yousef, and his relationship with his Israeli handler.
Murdered journalist Steven Sotloff was Jewish and Israeli — and here's how his friends tried to cover it up
Monday, September 08, 2014
When Steven Sotloff's friends discovered he was being held captive by ISIS militants, they set out to hide any reference to the fact that he was Jewish and a dual American-Israeli citizen — and succeeded.
Friday, September 05, 2014
The Israel-Syria border had been quiet for decades, even though the two countries are technically still at war. But that changed three years ago, when civil war broke out in Syria. Al-Qaeda-linked militants fighting the Syrian regime have battled for the border region, and just won control over it. That is making Israelis quite nervous.