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  An actor’s life: Israeli-Palestinian theater advocate murdered

A look at the life and work of Juliano Mer-Khamis, the Israeli Palestinian actor and the director of the Jenin Freedom Theatre recently killed by unknown gunmen. He was a controversial figure who believed that art and theater could be used for social change.


Need to Know, April 8, 2011: Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Medicare, Edwidge Danticat

We visit Hispaniola, where the Dominican Republic is beginning to deport Haitian refugees. Also: author Edwidge Danticat and Republican Medicare proposals.


  A curtain rises in Jenin

The West Bank city of Jenin rolls out the red carpet for the opening of its only movie theater.


  Need to Know, June 11, 2010

A closer look at BP’s safety record, the generosity of a Palestinian family after their son’s killing, and an interview with Sookie Stackhouse’s creator.

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