Featured Audio: Love is Complicated
By Daniel Estrin It is rare for an Israeli and a Palestinian to fall in love. There are physical barriers, as Israelis can’t enter Palestinian areas, and Palestinians can’t enter Israeli areas, without special permits. There are also cultural barriers, of course. But a year ago, two 29-year-old men – one from Jerusalem, the other [...]
Merium and Ahmed grew up in the same village, but never took notice of each other until their families ended up in the same refugee camp in Turkey. But even with fighting all around them, customs were observed. They could not talk to each other. So, Meriem’s young sister, like a kind of carrier pigeon, [...]
Sarah Golden examines life along London’s canals, through the eyes of two mischievous ragdolls. This production aired as part of our “Love is Complicated” series, part of the Global Story Project with support from the Open Society Foundations. Presented by PRX, the Public Radio Exchange.
Marriage prospects can balance on a lot of things: Money, status, geography. But for some women in Afghanistan, Greg Warner learned, the shape of her nose can determine whether she makes it to the altar. This production aired as part of our “Love is Complicated” series, part of the Global Story Project with support from [...]