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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December 2, 2007 — Peace talks or war talks in Annapolis? Plus a discussion of Jews in comics and the third annual Sephardic Music Festival, with a live performance by Smadar.

November 25, 2007 — A discussion with journalist Akiva Eldar on the history of the Israeli settler movement, plus a rebroadcast of our interview with Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein.

November 18, 2007 — Congressional Democrats' dilemma: tax reform versus campaign contributions. Also author Saidiya Hartman's new book on the slave trade, Lose Your Mother, and a look at the work of Jewish woodworkers at the American Folk Art Museum.

November 11, 2007 — The rise of the concept of  "Islamofascism"; plus author Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz on her new book, The Color of Jews.

November 4, 2007 — A look at Michael Mukasey on the eve of a vote over his confirmation as attorney general; the controversy surrounding distribution by University of Michigan Press of Joel Kovel's Overcoming Zionism; and a victory in the 20-year-old LA 8 case.

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