Peacemindedly Podcast, Season Five, Ramadan Special and Much More ...
Release Date: 04/04/2022
About our guest: Masha Rumer is an award-winning journalist and freelance writer. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Quartz, the Moscow Times, Parents.com, and elsewhere. An immigrant from the former Soviet Union, she now lives with her family in California, where she is navigating the nuances of multicultural and interfaith parenting. You can find her online at masharumer.com and on Twitter @MashaDC. Beacon Press - Merging real stories with research and on-the-ground reporting, an award-winning journalist and immigrant explores multicultural...info_outline Rooted in the Body by Lisa White
About our guest: Lisa J. White was a senior instructor of Arabic, and former executive director of CASA, the Center for Arabic Study Abroad at the Arabic Language Institute of the American University in Cairo, where she taught for over thirty years. About the Book: We are all married to our bodies, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. As a result, the body is a hard-wired, powerful presence in thought and speech. Rooted in the Body: Arabic Metaphor and Morphology considers this basic premise of linguistic...info_outline Shelley Kloba: How to Reach Out and to Be Advocate for Peace
Yesterday was May 25, 2022, the second anniversary of . Around the same time, about two years ago, I talked with of the 1st District at the Washington House of Representatives. We talked about racism, white supremacy, George Floyd killing, and the instruction on how citizens can reach out to politicians. In this interview, Rep. Kloba explains a few legislatures that she was able to pass in the congress. She focuses on communications between her office and public citizens. She approaches some of our questions from the point of view of a mother, and she tells us what she thinks and...info_outline If the U.S. Controls Women’s Bodies, Why Do We Criticize Iran?
An abortion is a medical procedure that ends a pregnancy. It is a basic healthcare need for millions of women, girls and others who can become pregnant. Worldwide, an estimate 1 in 4 pregnancies end in an abortion every year, according to Amnesty International. But while the need for abortion is common, access to safe and legal abortion services is far from guaranteed. In countries like Iran abortion is illegal. Iranian women conduct unsafe and hidden abortion procedure in private clinics to end their pregnancies. In this audio oped, Sara Jamshidi compares Iran and the United States of...info_outline Journeys Toward Gender Equality in Islam by Ziba Mir-Hosseini
About this episode: If justice is an essential value in Islam, why have women been treated as second-class citizens in Islamic legal tradition? In her book , Ziba Mir-Hosseini explores how democratic gender laws might be constructed from within the Islamic legal framework. She explains how her journey, and the journeys of six influential Muslim intellectuals, has created the framework for further exploration of gender equality in Islam. About our guest: , specializing in Islamic law, gender and development, she is a founding member of Musawah Global Movement for Equality and Justice in...info_outline Don’t Forget Us At Guantanamo by Mansoor Adayefi
About the book At the age of 18, Mansoor Adayfi left his home in Yemen for a cultural mission to Afghanistan. He never returned. Kidnapped by warlords and then sold to the US after 9/11, he was disappeared to Guantánamo Bay, where he spent the next 14 years as Detainee #441. Don’t Forget Us Here tells two coming-of-age stories in parallel: a makeshift island outpost becoming the world’s most notorious prison and an innocent young man emerging from its darkness. Arriving as a stubborn teenager, Mansoor survived the camp’s infamous interrogation program and became a feared and...info_outline Bilhana: Wholefood Recipes from Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco
Yasmine Elgharably is a self-taught home cook with a business background and a passion for Middle Eastern cuisine. She is the co-founder of CairoCooking.com, a recipe-sharing platform for Middle Eastern food. Shewekar Elgharably is an interior decorator. In 2016 she became a certified health coach and recipe developer for healing and nutritious dish combinations. Yehia El-Alaily is a Cairo-based food and travel photographer with over fifteen years’ experience.info_outline The Beauty of the Houri by Nerina Rustomji
The fascination with the houri, the pure female of Islamic paradise, began long before September 11, 2001. The Beauty of the Houri: Heavenly Virgins, Feminine Ideals demonstrates how the ambiguous reward of the houri, mentioned in and developed in Islamic theological writings, has gained a distinctive place in the cultural eye from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. We talk with Nerina Rustomji, an associate and the author of The Beauty of the Houri: Heavenly Virgins, Feminine Ideals. The houri had multiple functions in that ranged from caretaker, to pure...info_outline Peacemindedly Podcast, Season Five, Ramadan Special and Much More ...
Hello and Salam to you beautiful peaceful bridge makers. Journalists report on women in Muslim and Middle Eastern countries when their rights are violated. But they report on women in Western societies when their rights are respected, according to Islamophobia and Media Portrayal of Muslim Women, a text analysis of U.S. News coverage by Rochelle Terman. Is there a way to challenge this reality? I think there is. Salam again, My name is Sara Jamshidi, publisher of Goltune.com. Here at Goltune we are a group of passionate, professional women looking to bridging the gap...info_outline Egyptian Flavors by Dyna Eldaief
About our guest: Dyana Eldaief is the author of , easy-to-follow recipes that are rich with vegetables, flavors, legumes and meat. Dyna has appeared on the Middle East edition of the reality television cooking show The Taste. She is active on YouTube and Instagram and offers classes on her website. About the Book: This charming, pocket-sized collection of recipes is the perfect introduction to Egyptian cooking. From classic starters and breakfast dishes like ta‘miya (falafel) and fuul medammis (slow-cooked fava beans), to well-loved main meals such as stuffed cabbage leaves...info_outline
Hello and Salam to you beautiful peaceful bridge makers.
Journalists report on women in Muslim and Middle Eastern countries when their rights are violated. But they report on women in Western societies when their rights are respected, according to Islamophobia and Media Portrayal of Muslim Women, a text analysis of U.S. News coverage by Rochelle Terman.
Is there a way to challenge this reality?
I think there is.
Salam again, My name is Sara Jamshidi, publisher of Goltune.com.
Here at Goltune we are a group of passionate, professional women looking to bridging the gap between Muslims and non-Muslims in the U.S. and around the world.
With the Goltune website and our Peacemindedly podcast, we seek to reverse the media’s long-held, negative perception of Islam by using peace journalism to connect and inspire.
We are starting our season 5 on Peacemindedly podcast tomorrow.
Our fist episode is dedicated to The Beauty of the Houri: Heavenly Virgins, Feminine Ideals.
On this season, we have a range of amazing discussions with our guests about food, culture, feminism, Afghanistan and Ukraine.
We are also launching our first pledge campaign ever. And we are very excited about that.
Please join us to amplify women voices through peace journalism.
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