Podcasts

Podcast: Payback

Israel’s far-right National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir visited the Temple Mount/Haram al Sharif for the first time since the Hamas attacks of October 7 and the war in Gaza. Was this a message from Ben Gvir’s handlers on Balfour Street to the international community? Evan Gottesman, Danny Seidemann, and Jumana Jaouni unpack the firebrand minister’s contentious visit. Plus, a look at the latest in Sheikh Jarrah.

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Podcast: The Not-So-New Normal

The Axis Mundi team welcomes Palestinian affairs expert Jumana Jaouni to the show. Evan Gottesman, TJ’s Danny Seidemann, and Jumana discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir’s corrosive influence on the situation at the Temple Mount/Haram al Sharif and the chilling of public discourse in Jerusalem since Hamas’ October 7 attacks and the start of the war in Gaza.

Listen to “The Goat”—a previous installment of TJ’s Axis Mundi podcast referenced in this episode.

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Podcast: Al Aqsa—Dangerous Rumors, Dangerous Realities

Evan Gottesman speaks with Danny Seidemann about the role of UNRWA in East Jerusalem in the wake of reports that members of the Palestinian refugee agency’s staff participated in Hamas’s October 7 terrorist attacks. Plus, Evan and Danny take a look at the International Court of Justice’s decision on the case brought against Israel by South Africa over the war in Gaza.
Listen to our August 2023 episode, which also covered events in the Armenian Quarter.

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Podcast: What About UNRWA?

Evan Gottesman speaks with Danny Seidemann about the role of UNRWA in East Jerusalem in the wake of reports that members of the Palestinian refugee agency’s staff participated in Hamas’s October 7 terrorist attacks. Plus, Evan and Danny take a look at the International Court of Justice’s decision on the case brought against Israel by South Africa over the war in Gaza.
Listen to our August 2023 episode, which also covered events in the Armenian Quarter.

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Podcast: A Quarter of a Quarter

In the final episode of 2023, Evan Gottesman speaks with TJ’s Danny Seidemann about a crisis affecting one quarter of the land in the Armenian Quarter—the smallest of the four communities in Jerusalem’s Old City. Plus, the “Israeli lawyer who has David Cameron’s ear” speaks out.

Listen to our August 2023 episode, which also covered events in the Armenian Quarter.

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Podcast: Next Front in Jerusalem

The Gaza war comes to Jerusalem: Evan Gottesman and TJ’s Danny Seidemann discuss a Hamas terrorist attack in the western part of the city, while Israeli security forces tighten restrictions in the east.

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