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The space between Israel & Palestinians; a look at the 50th anniversary of the 6-Day War

King Huessin Crossing

A Jordanian officer on our bus checking all passports

We were told a number of times to not take photos, but always wanting to be a CIA operative, felt like I had to try and get a few in. 1,921 more words

Breaking Stigmas & Breaking Boundaries

Beautiful Arabic Words #2

Ya Kashali

Palestinian colloquial.

Meaning: Oh, I have such bad luck!


Back to Metal: Palestinians from Syria in Nahr el-Bared camp in Lebanon

This article by Stefano Fogliata examines the intertwined trajectories of Palestinian refugees fleeing from the Syrian conflict who have found shelter in the recently rehabilitated Nahr el-Bared camp in North Lebanon.  2,191 more words


Familiar and Faraway

Palestinian by accident,

Xicana by choice.

My brown ambiguity cuts me into rough, jagged pieces.

I complete the puzzles of other places,

Fill their emptiness with my emptiness. 198 more words

What is the Potential of an Israeli-Arab Child?

Little one looks at me, clutching her mother’s hand.

She knows I don’t belong in her village.

Does she know I am a Jew?

I don’t know. 448 more words


Social Change Through Literature: Heba Alaissa

AThis is our interview with Heba, a local Arab woman from Lod and the creator of the Chicago Community Center’s new Arabic language library. Here we spoke to Heba about her love of literature, how she wants to use her library to create social and cultural change within Lod, and her vision for the future.  499 more words