Tag Archives: Middle-East

Radio and podcast pilgrimage to Israel & Palestine. Come with! Tune in!

Israeli born Arab Sayed Kashua has published three books and is known for his satirical columns in Jerusalem newspapers Haaretz and Ha’ir, and for his Seinfeld-esque sitcom about being Arab in Israel.

When falafel was declared “Israel’s national snack”, a furore arose over what was seen by many as an Israeli appropriation of an Arab dish. Montreal director Ari Cohen’s latest film: Felafelism, explores the history, the roots, the taste, the politics, the dreams…all embedded in one little snack ball called the felafel.