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“I was 13 and Wearing a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” Published at Everyday Feminism

http://counsellingarena.co.uk/the-best-site-for-lonely-wife-dating-and-hookups My personal essay has been republished by Everyday Feminism under the title, “I was 13 and Wearing a Hijab – I Didn’t Expect My Teacher to Be Afraid of Me,” on Friday, January 29, 2016!  My essay was originally published by The Manifest-Station under the title, “At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afraid Of Me“. This was… Read more →

“At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afriad Of Me,” Published at The Manifest-Station

I am excited to share with you all my first ever published piece! My personal essay, “At 13, I Didn’t Expect My Teacher To Be Afraid Of Me,” has been published by The Manifest-Station on Friday, October 16, 2015! Excerpt: “At 13-years-old, I was a nerd. At 13, I was also beginning to struggle with my identity. I didn’t expect that… Read more →

My American Charm Turns on Airport Security

[This post was written in 2012 and left unedited. I knew the risk I was taking by sharing this as a Palestinian. It was a way for me to begin processing the experience of visiting Palestine, by entering through Tel Aviv, Israel just to visit my father’s birthplace, my parents’ homeland and ancestor’s land. I polished a portion of this… Read more →

Food

Food. It really does bring the entire world together. All those clichés are not far from the truth. They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. The reality is that the way into anyone’s heart is food. Of course I’m generalizing here. I know there are stronger elements – faith for one. Just go along… Read more →