Hany Abu-Assad: Making strong voices heard

Film Sep 21, 2016

Hany Abu-Assad: Making strong voices heard

by James Hadfield

Ever since the first series of "Pop Idol" screened on British TV in 2001, the televised music competition has become practically inescapable, with franchises springing up everywhere from Macedonia to the Maldives. Given how cannily stage-managed these "reality" shows really are, though, it almost ...

Yamanashi camps bring together Israeli, Palestinian students

National Apr 5, 2016

Yamanashi camps bring together Israeli, Palestinian students

Mari Murahashi, 50, has spent the last nine years bringing together Israeli and Palestinian students at camps in Japan. She sees it as a small step toward mutual understanding. Peace Field Japan, an award-winning Tokyo-based nonprofit organization, has invited four high school girls each from ...