The review explores the reflections of twenty-two “foreigners” who have visited or lived in Palestine previously or who live there currently. These personal narratives highlight how the various writers’ experiences of Palestine have shaped their life trajectories, affiliations, family life, and political commitments. Penny Johnson questions notions of generic “foreigners” as tending to create generic “Palestinians,” but also highlights how the enduring experience of Palestinian life can travel with those who leave as well as those who stay.
From the BlogsMuhannad Abd al-Hameed–November 30, 2021Arabic
From the BlogsMaher Charif–November 29, 2021Arabic