Podcasts

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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Podcast: From Gaza to Jerusalem

Evan Gottesman and TJ’s Danny Seidemann examine how the fallout from Hamas’s brutal October 7 terrorist attack in southern Israel and the ongoing IDF campaign in Gaza is being felt on the streets of Jerusalem.

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Podcast: Jerusalem of Polls

Jerusalemites head to the polls at the end of October. TJ’s Danny Seidemann and podcast host Evan Gottesman discuss the upcoming municipal elections, the city’s politics, and whether demographics are destiny in Jerusalem.

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Podcast: Jerusalem’s Contradictions and Its Christians

Evan Gottesman and TJ’s Danny Seidemann discuss a new Israeli government plan for East Jerusalem that seems to contradict the public aims of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s far-right coalition and explore what’s behind the paradoxical policy. In the second half of the program, Franciscan Action Network Executive Director Michele Dunne gives a deep-dive on one of Jerusalem’s most overlooked communities: the city’s Christians.

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