Hometown – Episcopal Migration Ministries

Hosted ByAllison Duvall and Kendall Martin

A Podcast from Episcopal Migration Ministries

The Hometown podcast features interviews with people resettled to the U.S. as refugees, history and background on refugee-producing countries, interviews with authors, and spiritual reflections from lay and clergy across the Church. In addition, in-between season episodes include advocacy and policy updates, webinar recordings, and opportunities to get involved in the ministry of welcome.

An Interview with Wendy Pearlman

Hometown: EMM
Hometown: EMM
An Interview with Wendy Pearlman
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Today’s episode features an interview with Wendy Pearlman, author of We Crossed A Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria. Pick up a copy at your local library or bookstore.

Books and website recommended by Wendy Pearlman during the interview:

Impossible Revolution by Yassin al-Haj Saleh
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34144862-the-impossible-revolution

His contributions to AlJumhuriya.net
https://www.aljumhuriya.net/en/authors/yassin-al-haj-saleh

Burning Country by Robin Yassin-Kassab
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26153738-burning-country

Assad or We Burn the Country by Sam Dagher
https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/36341671-assad-or-we-burn-the-country

syriadirect.org
aljumhuriya.net
thenewhumanitarian.org

For Sama

For Sama


The Cave
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/films/the-cave/#/

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Our theme song composer is Abraham Mwinda Ikando. Find his music at https://abrahammwinda.bandcamp.com/