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Tarek Bakri: “We Were and We Are Still Here” Palestinian Profiles
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
Palestinian Stories Take Center Stage in Scenes from 71* Years Stories
Valerie Bisharat, IMEU

Palestinian Stories Take Center Stage in Scenes from 71* Years

"Award-winning Palestinian-Irish playwright Hannah Khalil’s play Scenes from 71* Years – running in San Francisco from April 5-May 5 – offers a journey through everyday Palestinian lives under the grip of occupation from 1948 until the present."

on April 5, 2019
The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine’s Farming Roots Die Op-Eds & Analysis
Leila Ettachfini, VICE Broadly

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine’s Farming Roots Die

Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness.

on March 21, 2019
IMEU Video: Netanyahu Parters With Israel’s Extremist Right Videos
IMEU

IMEU Video: Netanyahu Parters With Israel’s Extremist Right

Israeli society continues its downward spiral into extremism. Disciples of Meir Kahane, the racist Israeli-American rabbi and militant, may be poised to enter the next Israeli government alongside Benjamin Netanyahu. Kahane founded the Jewish Defense League, an FBI-classified terrorist group that violently attacked Arab-Americans, and called for the forced expulsion of all Palestinians.

on February 26, 2019
This Palestinian Designer Is Using Clothes To Preserve Her Indigenous Culture Palestinian-American Profiles
Caterina Minthe, Vogue Arabia

This Palestinian Designer Is Using Clothes To Preserve Her Indigenous Culture

“The aim of my designs is to preserve Palestinian indigenous culture while bridging the gap between Eastern and Western worlds,” pronounces Suzy Tamimi, a New York-based Palestinian designer who repurposes and combines traditional embroidery with contemporary designs.

on February 12, 2019
‘Zaitoun’: Recipes From The Palestinian Kitchen Cuisine
David Greene, NPR

‘Zaitoun’: Recipes From The Palestinian Kitchen

NPR's David Greene talks to food writer and human rights campaigner Yasmin Khan about her latest cookbook, and the travels that inspired a collection of Palestinian recipes.

on February 12, 2019
Photo Essay: Christmas in Palestine 2018 Photo Essays
IMEU

Photo Essay: Christmas in Palestine 2018

In photos: Palestinians from Bethlehem to Nazareth participate in Christmas celebrations despite Israel's continuous efforts to erase Palestinian traditions and Palestinian Christian lives.

on December 20, 2018
The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students Stories
IMEU

The Hope Fund: A Gateway to U.S. Colleges for Palestinian Students

It was about 5:00 a.m. in Gaza when Nour Al-Shaer got the news. With nervousness, she logged online to check the scholarship results – and learned she’d earned a 100% scholarship to Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

on December 11, 2018
Stitching a Future for an Age-Old Palestinian Embroidery Tradition Stories
Ariel Sophia Bardi, Atlas Obscura

Stitching a Future for an Age-Old Palestinian Embroidery Tradition

Wafa Ghnaim is introducing people to “tatreez” through her workshops.

on December 5, 2018