The WOMEN BEHIND THE WALL podcast stands at the intersection of gender, religion, and conflict, offering you a glimpse into the lives of Palestinian Christian women living under the Israeli occupation.
Episode 11 - A Special Episode: The Intersection of COVID-19 and the Occupation
The WOMEN BEHIND THE WALL podcast stands at the intersection of gender, religion, and conflict, offering you a glimpse into the experiences of Palestinian Christian women living behind the wall, under the Israeli occupation.
Episode 10 - Lorice’s Story: Wanting to Go, Needing to Stay
A Palestinian grandmother caring for her elderly father dreams of emigrating to be with her children and grandchildren abroad.
Episode 9 - Vicky’s Story: Armenian Identity in the Midst of the Conflict
An Armenian woman from Jerusalem living in the West Bank on how her Armenian identity gives her a different role in the conflict and a different life experience from her Palestinian neighbors.
Episode 8 - Hanan’s Story: On Changing Religion and Working in the Occupation
A single, Palestinian-Israeli woman from a Muslim-background on how her family responded to her changing her religion and her work among women in East Jerusalem.
Episode 7 - Shireen’s Story: Crossing Borders for Love and Family
A Palestinian-Israeli woman from the Galilee, on her marriage to a West Banker, and her reflections on identity and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Episode 6 - Heather’s Story: To Bear Witness to Injustice
An American Christian woman in Israel, sharing stories about her work among East Jerusalemite and West Bank women, on the high prevalence of trauma and domestic violence, and how military checkpoints, children’s arrests, and night raids affect women.
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Illuminating podcast on the lives of Palestinian women
An excellent, illuminating compilation of personal narratives of Palestinian Christian women discussing the impact of the political and social realities on their private lives, the faith which guides them and their will and resolve to overcome all odds. The personal struggles, dreams, and aspirations each woman shares is something that resonates with all women and transcends culture, religion, and political realities. The podcast gives voice to voices often drowned out by patriarchal norms and political and religious cacophonies. A recommended listen indeed!