|Letters from Gaza (10) …Water and the Summer in Gaza
|04 June 2008|
In Gaza, everything is the opposite of how it should be. With the hot summer days approaching, I’ve found myself unable to cope with the idea of not going to the beach with my kids.
|Letters from Gaza (9) …Nakba for the Third Generation
|02 May 2008|
Palestinians all over the world are commemorating the Nakba - the loss of their homeland, identity, dignity and life. Yet for me the Nabka is more than fleeing your homeland and losing your identity.
|Letters from Gaza (8) …My Life Under Siege|
|02 April 2008|
The recent hot, dry winds made me think that summer was coming early this year. I started thinking of sitting on the beach with the children, playing with the sand. But this lovely image of Gaza is not the whole picture.
|Letters from Gaza (7) …Thinking and Knowing|
|02 March 2008|
Have you ever lived knowing this moment might be your last? Each day in Gaza, we live with this reality.
|Letters from Gaza (6) …Between Gaza and Sderot
|01 March 2008|
It was such a quiet evening; my kids were sleeping after a long day at school, I’d finished the housework and was about to relax. Suddenly, I heard a huge explosion and the sound of broken glass.
|Witnessing Food Distribution in Gaza|
|28 February 2008|
There is no pushing or shouting, but tension is high as Najua Abu Sultan nears the counter along with the other refugees. As long as flour and rice are in the cupboard, people can endure the reality of life in Gaza.
|Letters from Gaza (5) …the Lost Generation|
|27 February 2008|
I’m writing from Gaza, but it’s not the Gaza I knew and loved. People everywhere look stunned as if their minds and souls are far away.
|Letters from Gaza (4) …Giving Birth
|26 February 2008|
I’m pregnant. That’s the happiest news a woman can get…in normal circumstances. In Gaza, the news that you’re pregnant comes with all the fears, worries and anxieties you can imagine.
|Letters from Gaza (3) …No Expectations|
|21 February 2008|
All around the world there are people, and organizations, who believe in human rights. Are we in Gaza included in the group of "human beings", or are we excluded from the ranks of those who should enjoy such rights?
|Letters from Gaza (2) …an Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away|
|05 February 2008|
I have to admit I’m addicted to apples. But with Gaza under siege, fruit isn’t allowed into Gaza… and I can’t feed my addiction.