Live Arab Radio: Israeli elections, anti-BDS laws

Live Arab Radio: Israeli elections, anti-BDS laws
January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am America/Chicago Timezone
WNZK AM 690 Radio. Detroit
Ray Hanania, Radio Host
248-557-3300 Studio Line
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Live Arab Radio: Israeli elections, anti-BDS laws and the case of Rahaf al-Qunun

Radio Host Arab News and Middle East Monitor syndicated columnist Ray Hanania will be joined by Aljazeera investigative reporter Ali Younes to discuss a wide range of topics on The Arab street Radio on WNZK AM 690 from 7 AM to 8 AM Chicago time (8 AM Detroit Time, 3 PM Occupied Jerusalem time).

Topics include the upcoming Israeli elections and the question, should Arabs engage and vote more actively or should they adhere to practices of avoiding “normalization?” Also, Hanania and Younes will discuss the American political campaign to silence critics of Israel through legislation banning BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction). Plus, they will also address issues in the news and take phone calls from radio listeners in Greater Detroit, and online listeners from around the world.

Join me on live #ArabRadio Friday morning Jan . 11, 2019 at 7 AM Chicago Time (8 AM Detroit, 3 PM Occupied Jerusalem) with Aljazeera’s Ali Younes as we discuss the case of Rahaf Al-Qunun. Here’s a great column by Faisal Abbas addressing the issue of alleged misogyny in the Arab World and in Saudi Arabia. You can listen online also if you are not in the Detroit area where the show is broadcast live on WNZK AM 690 Radio. Visit the show’s website at for details

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Managing Writer at The Arab Daily News
RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political and humor columnist who analyzes American and Middle East politics, and life in general. He is an author of several books.

"I write about three topics, the Middle East, politics and life in general. I often take my life experiences and offer them in an entertaining way to readers, and I take on the toughest topics like the Israel-Palestine conflict and don't pull any punches about what I feel is fair. But, my priority is always about writing the good story."

Hanania covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at, Middle East Monitor in London, the, and at He has also published weekly columns in the Jerusalem Post newspaper,, Newsday Newspaper in New York, the Orlando Sentinel Newspapers, and the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media. In 2009, Hanania received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. He was honored for his writing skills with two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild. In 1990, Hanania was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times editors for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His writings have also been honored by two national Awards from ADC for his writing, and from the National Arab American Journalists Association.

The managing editor of Suburban Chicagoland Online News website, Hanania's columns also appeare in the Southwest News Newspaper Group of 8 newspapers.

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