Israel http://wlrn.org en Sholom & Mohamed: Brothers In Spite Of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict http://wlrn.org/post/sholom-mohamed-brothers-spite-israeli-palestinian-conflict <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mohamed </span>Ghumrawi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>Sholom<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Neistein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have been friends for six years.</span></p><p>Sholom is Jewish. Mohamed is Muslim and of Palestinian descent.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:04:21 +0000 Selima Hussain 36106 at http://wlrn.org Sholom & Mohamed: Brothers In Spite Of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Peace Is Common Denominator For Local Palestine And Israel Protests http://wlrn.org/post/peace-common-denominator-local-palestine-and-israel-protests <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Saturday, hundreds of Palestinians and concerned citizens gathered in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale to protest for peace in the Gaza Strip.&nbsp;</span></p><p>And on Sunday, thousands of Israelis and concerned citizens gathered in front of New World Symphony in Miami Beach -- to protest for peace in Israel.&nbsp;</p><p>While the protesters differed in ideas of how the&nbsp;Palestinian-Israeli conflict should be handled, both sides wanted to see one thing: p<span style="line-height: 1.5;">eace.</span></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:40:32 +0000 Selima Hussain 35902 at http://wlrn.org Peace Is Common Denominator For Local Palestine And Israel Protests July 21, 2014: Protests in South Florida Call For End To Violence In Gaza http://wlrn.org/post/july-21-2014-protests-south-florida-call-end-violence-gaza <p>Today on WLRN-Miami Herald News, you heard:</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:18:12 +0000 Marva Hinton 35877 at http://wlrn.org Broward Public Defenders Terminated Over Facebook Comments About Palestinians http://wlrn.org/post/broward-public-defenders-terminated-over-facebook-comments-about-palestinians <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Degrading Facebook comments about Palestinians caused two assistant Broward County public defenders to be fired on Tuesday.</span></p><p>The Facebook comments were published in a story by the Sun Sentinel, which discussed the recent kidnapping and murder of three Israeli boys by Islamic militant group Hamas. The remarks from assistant public defenders Gary Sheres&nbsp;and Bruce Raticoff referred to Palestinians as "filthy swine," "cockroaches," and even suggested they be "burn[ed] to the ground."</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:15:49 +0000 Selima Hussain 35247 at http://wlrn.org Broward Public Defenders Terminated Over Facebook Comments About Palestinians Palm Beach International Film Festival: Four Documentaries To See (VIDEO) http://wlrn.org/post/palm-beach-international-film-festival-four-documentaries-see-video <p>The Palm Beach International Film Festival boasts a few star-studded indie films, but the schedule also is packed with a host of alternately gritty and inspirational documentaries featuring everyday folks in extraordinary circumstances.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 11967 at http://wlrn.org Palm Beach International Film Festival: Four Documentaries To See (VIDEO) Tel Aviv University Professor Anita Shapira, author of Israel: A History http://wlrn.org/post/tel-aviv-university-professor-anita-shapira-author-israel-history <p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 11476 at http://wlrn.org Tel Aviv University Professor Anita Shapira, author of Israel: A History In Israel And Gaza Strip: More Explosions, Deaths On Both Sides http://wlrn.org/post/israel-and-gaza-strip-more-explosions-deaths-both-sides <strong>Update at 1:30 p.m. ET. Firing Continues:</strong><p>"Intensive fire" has continued through the day across the border of Israel and the Gaza Strip, correspondent Linda Gradstein, who is in Jerusalem, tells our Newscast Desk.<p>Hamas has now fired more than 130 rockets toward southern Israel and the Israeli military continues to fire at targets in Gaza. Palestinian officials report at least 13 deaths on their side of the border. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:31:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 4712 at http://wlrn.org In Israel And Gaza Strip: More Explosions, Deaths On Both Sides