Full episode
238: Lost in Translation
Act Two

Star Of Bethlehem

Very few Palestinians speak Hebrew, and very few Israelis speak Arabic, even though most Palestinians and Israelis live a short drive from one another. Nancy Updike has this story about Nasser Laham, a Palestinian TV journalist in Bethlehem who has a nightly show where he translates Israeli broadcasts into Arabic. It's a very popular show in Bethlehem, but it's complicated speaking your enemy's language. (19 minutes)