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Diaspora Down Under: the Story of Palestinians in Australia

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 22.03.2008:

By Rawan Abdul-Nabi and Randa Abdel-Fattah

Often enough when we visit our families and friends in Palestine, in the Arab world, and across the shatat, having made a journey that has crossed more than one ocean and more than one continent, we are often lauded for our travelling stamina. And then almost suddenly impressed upon us is the striking and almost angry realisation that our trag(...)

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A romance in Beit Sahour

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 16.07.2006:

A love under fire

It is a romance intertwined with the formation of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in the West Bank village of Beit Sahour, the shepherds' fields of the Christmas story.

Both were born in the US: she is Palestinian, he is Jewish. As the ISM has come into the firing line, so their affair has endured hunger strike and deportation. They tell their story(...)

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