Monthly Archives: April 2012

Israelis deny Palestinian right to have fun

On Saturday, a group of Palestinians and internationals went to the Jordan Valley in what they hoped would be a fun-filled day with an event organized by Sharek Youth Forum. The crime? RIDING BIKES IN THE JORDAN VALLEY! As we … Continue reading

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Deir Yassin: the peace that never was

Two days ago, we visited Deir Yasin, or to be more specific, what remains of Deir Yasin, with Zochrot, an Israeli organization dedicated to educating the Israeli public about the nakba. The tour was organized in commemoration of the Deir … Continue reading

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Returning to Palestine

I have been in Palestine for nearly 5 months now. The last time I spent more than a few months here was 1999-2002, at which time, my family left due to the intifada. Friends and family continue to ask me … Continue reading

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