Memoirs of a Stolen Land: The Resilience of Palestinian Women

Palestinian and Jordanian American Amani Al-Khatahbeh’s life has been sculpted by both her and her ancestor’s experiences. Khatahtbeh, founder and editor-in-chief of Muslim Girl,  sat down with Palestine in America contributor and creator of Memoirs of a Stolen Land Zahra Haider at the American Muslims for Palestine’s (AMP) annual conference last November, to discuss her…

Memoirs of a Stolen Land, ‘Responsibility of Palestinians in the Diaspora’

In the ninth episode of Zahra Haider’s series, Memoirs of a Stolen Land, “Responsibility of Palestinians in the Diaspora,” Dr. Manal Fakhoury shared a story about an experience that helped shaped her views on the responsibilities of Palestinians living in the diaspora. Fakhoury is a Palestinian-American activist, community leader, philanthropist, health care professional and mother…

Memoirs of a Stolen Land: “Connections as a Global Issue”

Memoirs of a Stolen Land: “Connections as a Global Issue”

In the eighth episode of Zahra Haider’s Memoirs of a Stolen Land, “Connections as a Global Issue,” Omar Offendum talks about his art and activism and how it relate to Palestine. Offendum discusses the Palestinian conflict on how it has become a metaphor for other struggles around the world. Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American hip-hop…

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Memoirs of a Stolen Land: Intersections Between Palestine, U.S.-Mexico Border

In the seventh episode of Zahra Haider’s Memoirs of a Stolen Land, “Intersections Between Palestine and the U.S.-Mexico Border,” Cinthya Rodriguez discusses the connections she has learned exist between Palestinians and Mexicans. In the episode, Rodriguez briefly speaks about the connections she’s made between Israel’s Apartheid wall and the U.S.-Mexican border. Elbit Systems, which develops…

Memoirs of a Stolen Land: Palestinian Identity

“Memoirs of a Stolen Land: Identity” is the sixth episode of the powerful film series. It features Aneesa Johnson an African and Palestinian American Northwestern University student who speaks about her identity and how that relates to the work she currently does for Palestine. Johnson, a member of Students for Justice in Palestine, recently learned…