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

Recently Aired

September 9, 2007 — Remembering poet, author, and activist Grace Paley (1922-2007); an interview with Eytan Fox, director of the new Israeli film The Bubble

September 2, 2007 — New Haven creates new ID cards available to undocumented immigrants and faces retaliatory immigration raids; an impending taxi workers' strike in New York City over a new credit card system that will mean a 5 percent pay cut

August 26, 2007 — As Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer's book The Israel Lobby hits bookstores, interviews with regional expert Phyllis Bennis, Middle East scholar Joel Beinin, and journalist Michael Massing about the lobby's true history and evolving role.

August 19, 2007 — A documentary on the Sacco and Vanzetti case highlights the links to anti-immigrant sentiment today, plus Gerald Horne's new biographies of scriptwriter John Howard Lawson, one of the Hollywood Ten, and African-American fascist Lawrence Dennis.

August 12, 2007 — A primer on the religious right: theologian Karen Armstrong on the history of religious fundamentalism and researcher Chip Berlet on the rise of apocalyptic thinking among American evangelicals.

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