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Ami Kaufman is a veteran broadcast and print journalist in Israel. On "Otherwise Occupied" he chats with the fascinating people living between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, regardless of race, religion, or political views.

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Ami Kaufman is a veteran broadcast and print journalist in Israel. On "Otherwise Occupied" he chats with the fascinating people living between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, regardless of race, religion, or political views.

    Eman Mohammed: 'In Gaza, the pain lingers long after the bombs stop falling'

    Eman Mohammed: 'In Gaza, the pain lingers long after the bombs stop falling'

    There's a first time for everything, right? Well, this is the first episode where I shed a tear during recording. My guest this week is the first female Palestinian photojournalist in Gaza. Eman Mohammed started her career at the young age of 19, not...

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Mira Awad: 'I'm stronger these days, I'm not threatened easily'

    Mira Awad: 'I'm stronger these days, I'm not threatened easily'

    What really makes my day is talking to an amazing and inspiring artist.She’s a singer. A musician. A songwriter. She is an actress on stage and on the screen. She is a screenwriter. She’s an activist for women’s rights, for Palestinian rights. She was...

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Barak Ravid: 'Israeli Right will find it hard to label Biden 'anti-Israel''

    Barak Ravid: 'Israeli Right will find it hard to label Biden 'anti-Israel''

    My guest this week is the busiest reporter in Israel, based on the amount and pace of scoops he publishes. Barak Ravid is probably the most well known diplomatic correspondent in this country. He worked for years in Israel’s leading broadsheet Haaretz,...

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Simcha Rothman: 'Let Palestinians choose to join the Zionist project'

    Simcha Rothman: 'Let Palestinians choose to join the Zionist project'

    My guest today is Simcha Rothman. Recently named by the Israeli financial daily "The Marker" as one of the 100 most influential people in Israel. I know Simcha from my TV days hosting the Spin Room, a debate show, and Simcha, being the attorney that he...

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Makbula Nassar: 'I learned how to deal with tear gas as a child'

    Makbula Nassar: 'I learned how to deal with tear gas as a child'

    Today I am talking to Makbula Nassar. While I’ve never met Makbula, she does writes for Local Call, the sister site of the website I co-founded, +972 Magazine, and I have always wanted to get to know her better.Makbula is one of the most dominant voices...

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Noam Shuster-Eliassi: 'The world has forgotten the Palestinian people'

    Noam Shuster-Eliassi: 'The world has forgotten the Palestinian people'

    My guest today is a comedian who is very quickly making a name for herself in Israel and abroad. Noam Shuster Eliassi has an amazing life story, and she’s only in her early 30’s! She grew up in a very unique place, Neve Shalom, a small village of...

    • 1 hr 14 min

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