Most second-generation survivors, or ‘2Gs’ as we call ourselves, grew up in highly overprotective environments and were allowed few freedoms.
With a waiting list that runs into the hundreds, Gaza’s only ballet school is a haven of calm for girls in the troubled city.
In a ward at Shifa, Gaza’s largest hospital, child therapist Rabeea Hamouda is trying to elicit a response from two small brothers, Omar and Mohammed, aged three and 18 months, hoping for some words or perhaps a smile.
If you went to Hebrew school, you know you some really, truly embarrassing moments. Being the No. 4 candle in a Hanukkah play has to be up there.