Palestinian Profiles

Tamer Nafar: The Godfather of Palestinian Hip-Hop

Tamer Nafar: The Godfather of Palestinian Hip-Hop

about 2 weeks ago
Alex Odeh: Trailblazing Palestinian-American Human Rights Activist
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Alex Odeh: Trailblazing Palestinian-American Human Rights Activist

Palestinian-American Alex Odeh was a passionate defender of Palestinian human rights and advocate of inter-faith unity between Jews, Muslims, and Christians, a loving husband and father, and a talented poet.

on April 2, 2021
Hazem Harb: Contemporary Artist
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Hazem Harb: Contemporary Artist

According to Hazem Harb, “an artist lives many human experiences.” Harb tries to capture those experiences in his work.

on August 31, 2020
Mohammed Mortaga: Software Engineer
Valerie Bisharat, IMEU

Mohammed Mortaga: Software Engineer

Young software engineers like Mohammed Mortaga will be educated by Gaza Sky Geeks and considered for rigorous internships and even full-time jobs with Jordan-based Optimum Partners.

on August 6, 2019
Tarek Bakri: “We Were and We Are Still Here”
Valerie Bisharat, IMEU

Tarek Bakri: “We Were and We Are Still Here”

Through “We Were and We Are Still Here,” one of the largest scale visual documentation projects sharing individual Palestinian stories, Tarek Bakri helps Palestinians in the diaspora return to their land, many for the first time, then shares the stories online.

on May 14, 2019
The Risk of Being a Journalist in Gaza
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The Risk of Being a Journalist in Gaza

"People were shot in front of my eyes.” Through photos, five Palestinian journalists in Gaza share their personal experiences reporting on the ongoing Great Return March.

on October 8, 2018
Great March of Return: Dreaming of Freedom
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Great March of Return: Dreaming of Freedom

The Great March of Return began as Ahmed Abu Artema’s dream - a dream to "fly free like birds” over Israel's militarized fence encaging Gaza. The dream turned into reality when tens of thousands of Palestinian refugees braved sniper fire for the freedom to return to their homes and land Israel banned them from.

on July 17, 2018
Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam
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Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter (“Abu Abbas”) - In Memoriam

Dr. Farouq Ahmad Zuaiter passed away on February 15, 2018. “Abu Abbas” as he was referred to often was a highly respected financial executive, investment manager and a significant contributor to the economic growth of the Palestinian economy in the face of Israeli occupation.

on February 26, 2018
Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker
Linda Mamoun, IMEU

Farah Nabulsi: Filmmaker

Farah Nabulsi, the daughter of a Palestinian mother and Palestinian-Egyptian father, grew up on a quiet street in London. A banker for many years with JP Morgan and then the founder of a private business, Nabulsi decided to leave the business world after a trip to Palestine in 2013. The systematized oppression and humiliation of Israel’s military occupation was something Nabulsi didn’t understand on her trips to Palestine from London as a child.

on May 15, 2017