Peacemindedly

by Sara Jamshidi

A podcast focusing on uplifting stories and ideas of peace. Our guests are Peaceful Bridge Makers, filling gaps between nations, cultures and ideas. Sara Jamshidi, an award-winning Iranian-American peace journalist, explores women, especially Muslim women, contribution to help bridging gap among us.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 5

  • S05 E06 - Abortion: If the U.S. Controls Women’s Bodies, Why Do We Criticize Iran?

    S05 E06 - Abortion: If the U.S. Controls Women’s Bodies, Why Do We Criticize Iran?

    An abortion is a medical procedure that ends a pregnancy. It is a basic healthcare need for millions of women, girls and others who can become pregnant. Worldwide, an estimate 1 in 4 pregnancies end in an abortion every year, acco...

    28:43
  • S05 E05 - Journeys Toward Gender Equality in Islam by Ziba Mir-Hosseini

    S05 E05 - Journeys Toward Gender Equality in Islam by Ziba Mir-Hosseini

    About this episode:If justice is an essential value in Islam, why have women been treated as second-class citizens in Islamic legal tradition?In her book Journeys Toward Gender Equality in Islam, Ziba Mir-Hosseini explores how dem...

    38:07
  • S05 E04 - Don’t Forget Us At Guantanamo by Mansoor Adayefi

    S05 E04 - Don’t Forget Us At Guantanamo by Mansoor Adayefi

    At the age of 18, Mansoor Adayfi left his home in Yemen for a cultural mission to Afghanistan. He never returned. Kidnapped by warlords and then sold to the US after 9/11, he was disappeared to Guantánamo Bay, where he spent the n...

    37:52
  • S05 E03 - Bilhana: Wholefood Recipes from Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco

    S05 E03 - Bilhana: Wholefood Recipes from Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco

    A modern twist on traditional Middle Eastern cuisineMiddle Eastern cuisine is famous for its sophistication, variety, and flavor. Bilhana (Egyptian for ‘bon appétit’) brings a contemporary twist to traditional Middle Eastern dishe...

    33:41
  • S05 E02 - Egyptian Flavors by Dyna Eldaief

    S05 E02 - Egyptian Flavors by Dyna Eldaief

    Beautiful, delicious recipes for Ramadan and beyond, Egyptian Flavors: 50 Recipes is the perfect introduction to Egyptian cooking, from classics like ta‘miya (falafel) and fuul medammis (slow-cooked fava beans), to well-loved main...

    35:54