• 146/ Jewish Safety Means Palestinian Liberation: Organizing In Israel-Palestine After Oct 7 w/ Sally Abed, Orly Noy and Amjad Iraqi

  • Nov 24 2023
  • Length: 59 mins
  • Podcast
146/ Jewish Safety Means Palestinian Liberation: Organizing In Israel-Palestine After Oct 7 w/ Sally Abed, Orly Noy and Amjad Iraqi cover art

146/ Jewish Safety Means Palestinian Liberation: Organizing In Israel-Palestine After Oct 7 w/ Sally Abed, Orly Noy and Amjad Iraqi

  • Summary

  • In episode 146, Joey Ayoub and Dana El-Kurd talk to Sally Abed, Orly Noy and Amjad Iraqi. Abed is a member of the national leadership of Standing Together (עומדים ביחד نقف معًا), a grassroots movement mobilizing Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel in pursuit of peace, equality, and social and climate justice. Orly Noy is the chair of B'Tselem, arguably Israel's most well-known human rights NGO, and editor of the Hebrew-language news magazine Local Call. Amjad Iraqi is a member of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, an editor and writer at +972 Magazine, and previously an advocacy coordinator at Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.

    In this wide-ranging conversation, the hosts and guests spoke about the current state of Israel's political landscape, from its ongoing "Smotrichization" to the political crackdowns, from the normalization of genocidal rhetoric against Palestinians to the necessity of being "chronically optimistic" to push for change in Israel-Palestine. At a time when Netanyahu and the Israeli far-right have effectively taken over politics, and with so many self-described liberals joining in the calls for violence, principled left-wing voices seem all but gone in Israel. Finally, each guest shares their personal theory of change, offering a glimpse into their vision for the future. 


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