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

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

His contributions to AlJumhuriya.net

Burning Country by Robin Yassin-Kassab

Assad or We Burn the Country by Sam Dagher


For Sama

For Sama

The Cave

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Join in the work of welcome by making a donation to Episcopal Migration Ministries. No gift is too small, and all are put to use to welcome our newest neighbors. Visit episcopalmigrationministries.org/give or text HOMETOWN to 91999.

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