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Palestinian perspectives on Gaza

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(foreground) Halima Aweis, (background) Jonathan Khoury, and Joshua Dubler on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
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The Rochester region is home to hundreds of people with Palestinian roots and heritage. They have felt the desperation of watching the siege on Gaza, and the suffering of countless Palestinians.

This hour, our guests discuss how they hope the war might end, and what they want to see on the other side.

Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.