Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – August 31, 2005

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In this week’s program, UC Berkeley History Professor Beshara Doumani will talk to Israeli journalist Amira Hass, the only Jewish-Israeli journalist living in and reporting full-time from the occupied territories, about the Gaza withdrawal as well as what is taking place in West Bank and Jerusalem. Later in the program, we’ll feature an interview with radical political comedian and singer-songwriter Dave Lippman about his current show titled: "Star of Goliath." www.davelippman.com. Finally, Malihe talks to Iranian- American movie director Kayvan Mashayekh about his just-released film The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam. www.greatomar.com.