Joanna Kakissis

Joanna Kakissis appears in the following:

New Film Spotlights Palestinian Women Navigating Life 'In Between' Cultures

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Maysaloun Hamoud's In Between highlights the challenges young Palestinian women face in Israel as they try to live amid contradictory expectations. Hamoud has received death threats since its release.


Israelis And Palestinians 'Must Know How To Speak To Each Other'

Saturday, March 18, 2017

In one small neighborhood in Jerusalem, a group of Israelis and Palestinians has been trying to learn each others' languages and become better neighbors.


At This Palestinian University, Students Are Losing Hope In A 2-State Solution

Friday, February 17, 2017

Palestinians at a West Bank university say they fear the idea of a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel is dead after President Trump's meeting with Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.


How The Trump And Netanyahu Meeting Is Playing In The Middle East

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Israelis and Palestinians are taking in the meeting between President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — where U.S. policy seemed to turn more toward some Israeli priorities.


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Set To Meet Trump

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to meet President Trump, who might be changing U.S. policy on settlements, Jerusalem and Israel's adversary — Iran.


A Jewish Settlement In The West Bank Has Ties To Trump Administration

Friday, February 10, 2017

One of the fundraisers for a group that's raised millions for a seminary in the settlement is Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel. Trump and his son-in-law have made donations to the group.


Jewish Settlement In The West Bank Tied To Trump Administration

Thursday, February 09, 2017

A Jewish settlement in the West Bank has specific ties to the Trump administration. It's supported by the man Trump named to be U.S. ambassador to Israel. He's appreciated on the streets of Beit El.


Israel's Parliament Passes Controversial Settlement Law Retroactively

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Israeli parliament has approved thousands of homes for Jewish settlers that had been built without permission in the West Bank. Palestinians condemned the law.


Jewish Settlers Ordered To Evacuate Illegal West Bank Outpost

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Jewish settlers in a two-decades-old West Bank outpost — considered illegal even under Israeli law — were told to evacuate. Some swear to fight the order while Palestinians hope to get access to land they once owned.


In West Bank, Witnesses To Conflict Are Using Video To Document What They See

Monday, January 23, 2017

This week, Israel will sentence a soldier convicted of killing a wounded Palestinian man last year in Hebron. A Palestinian shoemaker recorded a video of the shooting, which was shown at the trial.


Attack In Jerusalem Leaves 4 Dead And At Least 15 Others Injured

Sunday, January 08, 2017

In Jerusalem, four Israeli soldiers were killed and several others wounded when a truck drove into a group. Israeli officials say the driver, a Palestinian man, was shot shortly after the incident.


Israeli Court Convicts Soldier In Shooting Death Of Palestinian Attacker

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

An Israeli court convicted a soldier of manslaughter for shooting to death a wounded Palestinian knife attacker. A video showed the soldier firing on the man who lay wounded on the ground, touching off a nationwide debate.


After Berlin Market Attack, Nearby Churchgoers Look For Compassion

Sunday, December 25, 2016

There's a church right next to the Christmas Market attacked in Berlin last week. Yesterday, the Pastor there delivered his Christmas sermon.


Suspect In Berlin Christmas Market Attack Fatally Shot By Italian Police

Friday, December 23, 2016

The man believed to have driven a hijacked truck into a Christmas market in Berlin has been shot dead by police in Italy.


Germans Confirm Market Attacker Was Killed In Italy, Question How He Got There

Friday, December 23, 2016

Officers in Milan shot and killed the suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack. Now there are questions about how the man, who had a criminal record, was able to get into France and then Italy.


Suspect In Berlin Christmas Market Attack Killed By Italian Police

Friday, December 23, 2016

The suspect in Monday's terror attack on a Berlin street market was shot and killed by police in Milan, Italy. Twelve people died when a tractor trailer rig was driven in to a busy Christmas market.


New Details Emerge About Victims Of Berlin Christmas Market Attack

Thursday, December 22, 2016

As the hunt for the man responsible for driving a truck into a Berlin Christmas market continues, more details are emerging about those killed and injured in the attack.


Angela Merkel Calls For 'Full Veil' Ban In Germany

Sunday, December 11, 2016

German Prime Minister Angela Merkel, under pressure to combat Islamist extremism, has called for restrictions on full-face veils.


Poles Return To A Taste Of Their Communist Past: Cheap Milk Bars

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Subsidized greasy-spoon diners called milk bars thrived in Poland in the communist era. Their numbers have dwindled, but Poles are once again embracing them for cheap comfort food.


In Conservative Poland, People Pushed Back In Battle Over Aborton Rights

Friday, November 25, 2016

Poland has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in Europe, but the right-wing government failed in a recent attempt to make them tougher as the public pushed back.