Women and Power: The role we play in bringing about positive social change

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  Women & Power: The Role We Play in Bringing about Social Change In October 2012, Salaam Shalom welcomed to Bristol two speakers from the Middle East, Malaka Samara from Palestine and Leeba Gilad from Israel. Both speakers represented OneVoice, an international grassroots movement that aims to ‘amplify the voice …

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Podcast 22: Urgent Actions and Dangerous Dynamics

Yahav Zohar, an Israeli activist from Jerusalem, came into the Radio Salaam Shalom studio to tell us about the actions he takes to help bring about an end to the occupation.

Yahav Zohar goes on demonstrations against the separation fence and land appropriations, volunteers with Rabbis for Human Rights accompanying farmers to land which settlers would not let them farm, gives political tours with the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions and is a member of the Jerusalem-Ramallah group of Combatants for Peace, a joint Palestinian Israeli political-activist group working both within the societies and directly against the occupation.

He came to tell us of the dangerous dynamic in Israel and the urgency of political action.