Webinars & Podcasts
The following websites offer many recorded webinars and podcasts for your listening and learning.
Kumi Now Online-Archives
Kumi Now (kumi is an Aramaic word meaning “Rise Up” – see Mark 5:41)
is a recently initiated coordinating group that offers online webinars with a variety of organizations working for an end of the Israeli occupation of Palestinians and a peaceful and just solution to the long conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Its archives contain videos of the speakers for the various online sessions.
“PeaceCast is a podcast produced in Washington by Americans for Peace Now, the sister-organization of Israel’s preeminent peace movement, exploring issues and trends relating to peace and security for Israel, focusing on Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians and efforts to resolve it. If you care about Israel, about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, about Israel’s future as a democracy and a Jewish state, this podcast is for you. Episodes feature experts, activists, advocates and scholars whose work or passion is Israeli-Palestinian peace” (website).
Voices From the Holy Land
Voices From the Holy Land Film Series “seeks to offer a different perspective. It seeks to provide a voice to the people living in this Holy Land. It seeks to present informative and compelling documentary films by Israeli, Palestinian, American, and European film makers to start conversations. Through these films and associated discussions, we hope to inform the audience . . . [the film salon] is sponsored and supported by a coalition of over one hundred interfaith (Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Unitarian) and interdenominational organizations nationwide whose members feel called by their faith to work for justice, human rights, and peace in the land that is holy to all three Abrahamic faiths”. (website)