Tag Archives: Ashkenaz

This Week on VOMENA: Iran’s Worsening Situation

This week on VOMENA continue our conversation about the worsening situation in Iran. Thousands of people have been jailed in Iran, at least 40 of which are journalists. Later on in the program, we discuss the issue of post-911 climate of fear that has been imposed by the government. Finally we speak to the director Rachel Jones about her new film Ashkenaz, which takes a look at the thorny of issue of racism in Israel.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – July 8, 2009 at 7:00pm

Click to listen (or

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

)

Related sites: www.rsf.org (journalists arrested in Iran)

http://sfjff.org/festival_2008/director/71/ (Rachel Jones’ “Askenaz”)

Play

This Week on VOMENA

July 1, 2009

This week on Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, we have continued coverage of the ongoing protests in Iran regarding the recent forced television co. Plus an interview with co-owner of Berkeley Daily Planet, Becky O’Mally, talks about a campaign from right-wing Zionists who are trying to shut down the paper. Plus an interview with Rachel Lea Jones, director of the documentary film “Ashkenaz,” looking at the issue of racism among Jewish in Israel.

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – July 1, 2009 at 7:00pm

Click to listen (or

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

)

Play

Get Adobe Flash playerPlugin by wpburn.com wordpress themes