A podcast focusing on uplifting stories and ideas of peace. Our guests are Peaceful Bridge Makers, filling gaps between nations, cultures and ideas.
Sara Jamshidi, an award-winning Iranian-American peace journalist, explores women, especially Muslim women, contribution to help bridging gap among us.
Shelley Kloba: How to Reach Out and to Be Advocate for Peace
Yesterday was May 25, 2022, the second anniversary of George Floyds murder. Around the same time, about two years ago, I talked with Shelly Kloba, Democratic Representative of the 1st District at the Washington House of Representatives. We talked about racism, white supremacy, George Floyd killing, and the instruction on how citizens can reach out to politicians.In this interview, Rep. Kloba explains a few legislatures that she was able to pass in the congress. She focuses on communications between her office and public citizens. She approaches some of our questions from the point of view of a mother, and she tells us what she thinks and feels about racism in the United States.We are an independent news outlet showcasing the diversity within Muslim and women-of-color communities. We practice positive peace journalism, trying to bridge and connect. Please donate to our cause. Thank you.We love you. Thanks very much for paying attention to us.Please subscribe to our channel, send your feedback or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org, and love us back. Thank you.Visit Goltune.com to read and listen to more episodes.
Abortion: If the U.S. Controls Women’s Bodies, Why Do We Criticize Iran?
An abortion is a medical procedure that ends a pregnancy. It is a basic healthcare need for millions of women, girls and others who can become pregnant. Worldwide, an estimate 1 in 4 pregnancies end in an abortion every year, according to Amnesty International.But while the need for abortion is common, access to safe and legal abortion services is far from guaranteed.In countries like Iran abortion is illegal. Iranian women conduct unsafe and hidden abortion procedure in private clinics to end their pregnancies.In this audio oped, Sara Jamshidi compares Iran and the United States of trying to control women’s bodies. In her personal stories, she talks about abortion in Iran and in the United States.We are an independent news outlet showcasing the diversity within Muslim community. We practice positive peace journalism, trying to bridge and connect. Please donate to our cause. Thank you.We love you. Thanks very much for paying attention to us.Please subscribe to our channel, send your feedback or comments to email@example.com, and love us back. Thank you.Visit Goltune.com to read and listen to more episodes.
Journeys Toward Gender Equality in Islam by Ziba Mir-Hosseini
About this episode:If justice is an essential value in Islam, why have women been treated as second-class citizens in Islamic legal tradition?In her book Journeys Toward Gender Equality in Islam, Ziba Mir-Hosseini explores how democratic gender laws might be constructed from within the Islamic legal framework. She explains how her journey, and the journeys of six influential Muslim intellectuals, has created the framework for further exploration of gender equality in Islam.About our guest:Ziba Mir-Hosseini is a legal anthropologist, specializing in Islamic law, gender and development, she is a founding member of Musawah Global Movement for Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family.About Peaceful Bridge Makers:We love you. We value your presence here. Thanks for choosing to be our peaceful bridge maker companion.Please subscribe to our channel. We need your help. We need your support to grow and spread peace, kindness and compassion.About Goltune and PeacemindedlyVisit Goltune.com to see more episodes like this one. Thank you very much for joining us in this beautiful journey of walking through the path of God, peace, kindness and compassion.With love, peace, and gratitude,Goltune and Peacemindedly team
Don’t Forget Us At Guantanamo by Mansoor Adayefi
At the age of 18, Mansoor Adayfi left his home in Yemen for a cultural mission to Afghanistan. He never returned. Kidnapped by warlords and then sold to the US after 9/11, he was disappeared to Guantánamo Bay, where he spent the next 14 years as Detainee #441.Don’t Forget Us Here tells two coming-of-age stories in parallel: a makeshift island outpost becoming the world’s most notorious prison and an innocent young man emerging from its darkness.Mansour Adayfi is a writer, advocate, and former Guantánamo detainee, held for over 14 years without charges as an enemy combatant. Adayfi was released to Serbia in 2016, where he struggles to make a new life for himself and to shed the designation of a suspected terrorist. He has published several New York Times pieces, including a “Modern Love” column.Visit our Instagram page to see the beautiful artworks that Mansoor and his inmate friends created during their time in prison.Please subscribe to our channel. We need your help to grow and become sustainable.We are fundraising for Goltune. Any dollar amount including $1, $5, or more is valuable to us. Please contribute here and enjoy our amazing perks.Visit Goltune.com to review more of episodes such as this one and many others.Thanks for supporting us in our journey.
Bilhana: Wholefood Recipes from Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco
A modern twist on traditional Middle Eastern cuisineMiddle Eastern cuisine is famous for its sophistication, variety, and flavor. Bilhana (Egyptian for ‘bon appétit’) brings a contemporary twist to traditional Middle Eastern dishes with the use of healthy cooking methods. You will find the freshest ingredients the region has to offer.Our guests: Yasmine Elgharably, a self-taught home cook with a business background and a passion for Middle Eastern cuisine. Shewekar Elgharably, an interior decorator, and a certified health coach and recipe developer. Yehia El-Alaily, a Cairo-based food and travel photographer with over fifteen years’ experience.
Egyptian Flavors by Dyna Eldaief
Beautiful, delicious recipes for Ramadan and beyond, Egyptian Flavors: 50 Recipes is the perfect introduction to Egyptian cooking, from classics like ta‘miya (falafel) and fuul medammis (slow-cooked fava beans), to well-loved main meals such as stuffed cabbage leaves (mahshi cromb). Dyna has appeared on the Middle East edition of the reality television cooking show The Taste.
So much needed podcast in this chaotic world. Thank you.
Great job. Hope for peace all over the world.