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Profile: Taybeh Brewing Company Videos
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Profile: Taybeh Brewing Company

Founded in 1994, Taybeh Brewing Company is the first microbrewery in the Middle East—and it’s in Palestine. Despite operating under the brutal conditions of Israel’s occupation, Taybeh produces seven different types of beer, some of which will be used to toast Palestinian freedom someday soon.

about 5 days ago
Susan Muaddi Darraj: Fiction Writer and Creator of #TweetYourThobe Palestinian-American Profiles
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Susan Muaddi Darraj: Fiction Writer and Creator of #TweetYourThobe

Born in Philadelphia to Palestinian immigrants who moved to the United States in 1967, Susan Muaddi Darraj has always loved books. She describes herself as a quiet child who found a lot of herself through reading.

about 6 days ago
A Palestinian Christmas at Tanoreen Video Stories
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A Palestinian Christmas at Tanoreen

Have a holly, jolly, Tanoreen Christmas! We profile the Palestinian-American Bishara family and their delicious Brooklyn restaurant, Tanoreen, as they take us inside their annual Christmas bash featuring home-cooked kibbeh and roasted lamb, Arabic music and shisha.

on December 18, 2019
Go Project Hope: Rita Lahoud & Sandra Bahhur Palestinian-American Profiles
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Go Project Hope: Rita Lahoud & Sandra Bahhur

“Being Palestinian has everything to do with what we do.” Rita Lahoud and Sandra Bahhur, a special education teacher and a registered nurse respectively, are sisters who are accustomed to helping others.

on November 6, 2019
Mohammed Mortaga: Software Engineer Palestinian Profiles
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” 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
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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