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Conflict Kitchen

When Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen, part-restaurant, part-art project that serves food from countries with which the United States is in conflict, received a death threat because it started serving Palestinian food, I had to investigate. 32 more words

“Bring only what you must carry—tome of memory. . .” (Natasha Trethewey)

In August of 1994 my father turned 80 years old. He had been retired for some number of years—depending on which of his successive retirements we considered the “real” one. 920 more words


Football as escape: The hopes of a young Palestinian goalkeeper

Following on from a piece I wrote on Majdi Adam, the football coach hoping to give youngsters a chance in a poverty-riddled Palestinian camp named Shatila,  I worked with the talented journalist Mat Nashed exploring the issue once again. 285 more words

Israeli Occupation Arrests 3 Palestinians, Summons 2 For Interrogation

JENIN, May 24, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces Sunday arrested three Palestinians between the ages of 14 and 19 from Jenin and Jerusalem, as well as summoned two youths in Bethlehem for interrogation, according to local and security sources. 165 more words


Dozens Of Palestinians Injured By Israeli Tear Gas Near Hebron

HEBRON, May 24, 2015 (WAFA) – Dozens of Palestinians Sunday suffered severe suffocation due to inhaling tear gas fired at them by Israeli forces in the town of Beit Ummar to the north of Hebron, according to a local activist. 271 more words