By Kefah Abukhdeir
Fauda is our reality. We tried to tell you – but you called us anti-Semites.
We used to tell you that Israelis were hiding among us, learning our habits, speaking our language, insinuating themselves into our lives so they could watch our every move. You called us anti-Semites. Now you love Fauda. The series, the third season of which recently went live on Netflix, is all about mista’arvim, Israeli intelligence…
My occupier is my responsibility: Being Palestinian during coronavirus
The entirety of Palestine is now under threat. Everyone — Jew and Arab alike — must submit to the new set of rules that this new occupation has laid down. Now, we all have curfews, we all have checkpoints, we all have the same limitations to our movement and our lives. Before the outbreak of…
My Cousin Mohammed Abukhdeir’s Murder – And The Jews Who Mourned Him – Changed Me Forever
In the summer of 2014, my homeland was saturated with grief. It was the grief engendered by the loss of 531 children. The first three were Israeli. My cousin and neighbor, Mohammed Abukhdeir, was the fourth. Gaza would soon come to mourn 526 more. My life changed in unexpected ways after Mohammed’s murder. My family…
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