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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January 13, 2008 — A special tribute to Primo Levi, the author of Survival in Auschwitz and The Periodic Table, featuring editor Robert Gordon, translator Ann Goldstein, plus readings and archival sound.

January 6, 2008 — The end to US exports of cluster bombs; Yechiel Eckstein, the chief Jewish liaison to conservative evangelicals, joins the board of the largest Jewish charity; and a tribute to film critic J. Hoberman.

December 30, 2007 — A look back at some of the progressive Jewish political and literary figures who passed on in 2007, with tributes to Bob Boehm, Tillie Olson, Tanya Reinhardt, Mo Fishman, and Grace Paley.

December 23, 2007 — A look at the silence that has characterized the US stance toward Israel's nuclear program, a sharp constrast with US policy toward nuclear pursuits by India, Pakistan, and Iran. Plus author Ruth Behar on the Jews of Cuba.

December 9, 2007 — The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act: just how concerned should we be? A new film, Arranged, opens at the Quad Cinema, plus a taste of Hanukah food and music.

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