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 5 2007 — Gail Levin talks with us about Becoming Judy Chicago, her biography of the creator of The Dinner Party.

Former New York State Senator Seymour Lachman, co-author with Robert Polner of Three Men in a Room: The Inside Story of Power and Betrayal in an American Statehouse, and with Rachel Leon of Common Cause about why New York State's governance system urgently needs reform.

April 29, 2007 — An exhibit on New Yorkers and the Spanish Civil War; a report from Palestinian Israelis calls for full civil rights, democratic reforms and equal access to resources; and Israeli Knesset member Azmi Bishara faces treason charges.

April 22, 2007 — The attack campaigns of the New York Sun; a new campaign to save affordable rental housing in New York City; and an exhibit at Museo del Barrio on los desaparecidos of Latin America [Audio forthcoming.]

March 11, 2007 — On Capitol Hill, the Democrats debate the war; a Jewish Week columnist gets flak for writing on interfaith families; and historian Iver Bernstein on a book and exhibit on race in New York City during the Civil War [Audio forthcoming.]

March 4, 2007 — The Israeli consulate in Paris tries to suppress a film critical of the occupation; the most important labor legislation in 70 years passes the house; Michael Weinstein on his new book about Christian supremacy at the US Airforce Academy. [Audio forthcoming.]

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