Joseph Braude is the Founder and President of the Center for Peace Communications. He is an expert on the nexus of culture and politics in Arab societies and an active presence in the region’s media and policy debates. He studied Near Eastern languages at Yale and Arabic and Islamic history at Princeton. He developed his Arabic to broadcast quality over a seven-year stint on Moroccan national radio and added Persian to his Arabic and Hebrew as a graduate student at the University of Tehran.
In this episode, we dig into the extraordinary investigative audio series he created to share the voices of those in Gaza, "Whispered in Gaza," and most recently "Voices from Gaza".
- How simple technology is being used to share the stories of Gazans via Whispered in Gaza and Voices from Gaza
- What the people of Gaza think and feel about Hamas
- Why Gazans don't want a ceasefire or a truce
- The distinction between Palestinians and Hamas
- Why is support for Israel lower among Gen Z and millennials?
- Years of subterfuge, high-tech barrier paralyzed: How Hamas busted Israel’s defenses
- Israeli forces cut off north Gaza to isolate Hamas as an advance on the urban center looms
- Moment Hamas fighters seen paragliding across Israel border before deadly attack
- Israeli restrictions leave Palestinians facing digital divide