Category Archives: Palestinian Diaries

Notes from the Olive Harvest

“We lived in a paradise”. My grandmother used to say about Jrash; her village to the west of occupied Jerusalem, her home and only home. “We had lots and lots of trees, countless trees, so many trees that stretched as … Continue reading

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Our Paradise on Earth

“Yamma, wake up, its morning and we have work to do”. It was the olive harvest season and for over a month the whole family together with the entire village had been spending the day in the olive fields. My … Continue reading

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Palestine Before the Nakba 1948

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Celebrating the Land; Celebrating Palestine

- The Palestinian calendar is full of special days. Growing up, day after day and year after year, we were introduced to these special days, and with time more such days joined our calendar. Almost every month there is something … Continue reading

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A Thousand Carnations for Palestinian Mothers

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One Friday Morning in Occupied Palestine – The Ibrahimi Mosque Massacre 25.02.1994

- It was very early in the morning when I told my mother about the dream I had the night before. I was in the sitting room of my grandparents’ house in Dheisheh refugee camp and my mother’s uncle, who … Continue reading

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A Popular Boycott Movement in Defiance of Occupation and Oppression

- Every couple of weeks we hear that the so-called PA had destroyed illegal products from Zionist colonies in occupied Palestine. In a vain effort to present itself as “protector” of Palestinian interests, but failing miserably, this PA had previously … Continue reading

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When Words are Imprisoned, Thoughts Silenced and Flags Shot Down, Resistance and Solidarity Flourish

- One summer day many years ago, I was playing with my siblings and cousins in my grandmother’s tiny garden. Sometimes, when we’re fed up with playing there, we would seek the storeroom nearby. This room, which was constructed a … Continue reading

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Jeanne d’Arc and the Struggle for a Free Palestine

- A couple of days ago, I watched a documentary about Jeanne d’Arc, the French peasant girl who became a national heroine. “Jeanne d’Arc” was one of the very first books I read as a child, the first grown-up book. … Continue reading

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Palestine, Forgive Us

Another year is closing and we have not yet liberated you from your usurper. Another year is closing and we have not alleviated your pain and suffering. Another year is closing and your blood, the blood of your children, is … Continue reading

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