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Former MSNBC Contributor Hammers Network

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.28.2014 | Media

Former MSNBC contributor Rula Jebreal was not happy on Sunday about the way the network characterized her after she criticized its coverage of the con...

MSNBC In New Controversy Over Israel-Palestine Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Media

The MSNBC contributor who tore into the channel's coverage of Israel and Palestine returned to the airwaves on Tuesday night, only to find herself in ...

Six Films That Could Save The World

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

I still hope for a day when Israeli filmmakers will be allowed to show their films in festivals throughout the Arab world and Palestinian filmmakers will once again show their oeuvres in Jerusalem, Haifa and other festivals around the country.

MSNBC Contributor Accuses Network Of 'Biased' Coverage Toward Israel

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media

MSNBC contributor Rula Jebreal took issue with the network's coverage of the conflict in the Middle East on Monday. Speaking on Ronan Farrow's sho...

PEN World Voices: Kronos Quartet vs. A Trio of Scribes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Veering toward the political, recordings announcing the dropping of the atomic bomb, and the gap between words and music became more pronounced.

Gestural Painting, Roasting Pigs & Scratching Heads: Josh Smith's New Exhibition

Dorothy Spears | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

Josh Smith and his dinosaur painting, Brant Foundation/courtesy Billy Farrell Agency If lush green paddocks, a pig roast, an abundance of celebriti...

Miral Defies Racial Stereotypes of Arabs in the Media

David A. Love | Posted 06.13.2011 | Media
David A. Love

This film presents Palestinians as everyday human beings in all their complexities. Miral provided a public service to viewers who are unexposed to the Israel occupation.

Miral's Rula Jebreal: The Palestinian Woman who wrote the Book that Started this Big Screening War

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

This week, days before Miral's release, I talked to Rula Jebreal about her life, her story, the film, violence, and her optimism for a peaceful future for Israelis and Palestinians alike.

Can a Palestinian Story Prompt Dialogue for Middle East Peace?

Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Berrin

Julian Schnabel must have known that screening a film about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the United Nations General Assembly would be scene-ste...

ReThink Interview: Julian Schnabel, Director of Miral (VIDEO)

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Schnabel has succeeded in two fields that are notoriously difficult to making a living at: art and film. Now he has taken on a real challenge: making a movie about a Palestinian girl.

Miral Screens at the United Nations General Assembly

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Schnabel's film does not instigate a new critique. Rather, continues a discourse in Israel with intellectuals and writers like David Grossman, Amos Oz, and Yehuda Amichai.

Miral and the MPAA

Julian Schnabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Julian Schnabel

I was shocked when the MPAA awarded my film Miral an "R" rating. Women are objectified constantly in PG-13 movies, and such objectification is rewarded with a friendlier rating.

PORTRAIT OF A MUSE: Schnabel's Next Film Subject Talks of Growing Up in Conflict Torn Israel

Dodie Kazanjian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dodie Kazanjian

Portrait of A Woman From Jerusalem by Julian Schnabel The artist Julian Schnabel called me two years ago to say he had just finished a portrait he w...

A Q&A With Rachid Benzine

Julian Schnabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Julian Schnabel

We can be truthful in our endeavors, search for objectivity, keep a critical eye, but if we forget we always are -- despite our best intentions -- in a subjective space, we are lying to ourselves and to others.