Blogs in December 2020

Willow Trees don’t Weep 7th December 2020

A father sets out to save the Islamic world. A daughter sets out to save herself. Najwa’s father left when she was four years old. Now, upon her mother’s death, she cannot live alone in the Islamic society of...

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My First and Only Love 5th May 2020

After many decades of restless exile, Nadal returns to her family home in Nablus, where she had lived with her grandmother before the 1948 Nakba that scattered her family across the globe. She was a young girl when the...

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All the Battles 3rd May 2020

Said leads a comfortable, yet boring, middle-class life. That is, until one afternoon, he leaves work early and crosses into the rough side of town, in search of a run-down boxing club. His obsession with this underground sport grows:...

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Velvet 1st May 2020

Hawa is a child of the grinding hardship of a Palestinian refugee camp. She has had to survive the camp itself, as well as the humiliation and destruction of an abusive family life. But now, later in life, something...

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Dead Sea Rising 19th February 2020

Nicole Berman is an archaeologist on the brink of a world-changing discovery. During her first dig in Jordan, she believes she has found concrete evidence of a biblical patriarch that could change history books forever. But someone doesn’t want...

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