BEYOND THE PALE explores cutting edge Jewish culture and offers local, national, and international political debate and analysis from a Jewish perspective.

Sundays, noon to 1 p.m., on WBAI/New York, 99.5 FM

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May 11, 2014 — It is with a heavy heart that we announce that after 19 years Beyond the Pale will no longer be broadcasting on WBAI. We are exploring alternative platforms and hope to resume an online presence soon.


Recently Aired

April 13, 2014 — In this broadcast of Alexis Goldstein's and Jesse Meyerson's Disorderly Conduct the intrepid duo take-on the blockbuster economics bestseller Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty First Century,  the role of Wall Street in the North Carolina Republican primary and interview the historian, political economist and activist Gar Alpervitz

April 06, 2014 — In this broadcase of Alexis Goldstein's and Jesse Meyerson's Disorderly Conduct Alexis shares her dream Senate Banking Committee hearings, Jesse waxes poetic about his dream for a basic income, and Prof. Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton) joins to talk about her dream monetary policies (Spoiler Alert: she says the Fed isn't that powerful). 


March 30, 2014 —  Alex Kane hosts a show dedicated to the political situation in Palestine.

He sits down with two contributors to the new book Gaza Writes Back: Refaat Alareer, who edited the book, and blogger Yousef Aljamal.  The two are Gaza residents currently touring the U.S.

And closing out the show is an interview featuring Ali Abunimah, the author of the new book The Battle For Justice in Palestine.  They discuss the Palestinian Authority, the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement and comparisons between Israel/Palestine and South Africa.

March 09, 2014 — Hosted by Adam Sacks.

I. Spiegelman Retrospective with Marianne Hirsch

II. Ukraine Crisis with Mikhail Nemirovsky

III. Mahler comes home to Vienna and New York via Fennez Electronica
IV. Folksbiene Returns with a Purim Spiel
a plug for the ongoing Sephardic Film Festival which we will cover soon, when we return on air! Check out:


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