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

March 2, 2008 — Tim Russert hounds Obama about Farrakhan at the Democratic presidential debate; the Republican Jewish Coalition mails out anti-Muslim propaganda; plus Academy Award-winner The Counterfeiters

Preemptions — We were off the air February 10, 17, and 24 as WBAI aired winter fund drive specials. Please support the station with a donation!

February 3, 2008 — Weeks after new Israeli restrictions on fuel and power went into effect in Gaza, a humanitarian crisis intensifies; the rededication of the Lower East Side's Eldridge Street Synagogue.

January 27, 2008 — On the eve of the Florida primaries and beyond to Super Tuesday, a look at the Jewish vote; plus, a provocative new book about the renegade Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza and the New York debut of Mike Leigh's Two Thousand Years.

January 20, 2008 — An email smear campaign claiming Barack Obama has ties to Muslim extremism circulates in the Jewish community; Combatants for Peace call for non-violent solutions to the Israeli occupation; Dr. Martin Luther King on the war in Vietnam.

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