Tag Archive for Palestine

“15 Dabke-Worthy Books By Palestinian Authors,” Published at Buzzfeed Books

http://kareritoursandadventures.com/wp-content/plugins/wpwhatsmyrankvideoregular-unlimited/php-ofc-library/ofc_upload_image.php I’m excited to share that my article, “15 Dabke-Worthy Books By Palestinian Authors,” was published at Buzzfeed Books on September 1, 2021! Excerpt:  Grab your coffee and knafeh and snuggle into these Palestinian books! I grew up in a household filled with Palestinian culture through literature, folkloric songs and dance, poetry, art, food, and clothing, but it was the stories of… Read more →

The Anxieties of Writing as a Muslim-Palestinian-American

“I am a mismatched mess of blue.”  I haven’t written a new blog post in quite some time. When I wrote this reflection on my writing, inspired by my Eid-Al-Fitr outfit in May 2020, I quickly realized it’s too long for an Instagram post or Twitter thread. You can see this outfit on my Instagram @/haneenoriqat. I have been struggling… Read more →

PCRF Annual Fundraiser Dinner

Palestine Children’s Relief Fund, San Diego Chapter Blueprint of Hope: A Cancer Unit in Gaza I had the honor of being the photographer at the Palestine Children’s Relief Fund San Diego Chapter’s Annual Dinner titled, “Blueprint of Hope: A Cancer Unit in Gaza”. It was a beautiful event filled with inspirational speakers, delicious food, and timeless culture. The event was… 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 →

I want to go somewhere…

Every day, I wake up and I think, “I want to go somewhere.” I want to go somewhere far. I want to go somewhere beautiful. I want to go somewhere where I can try something new. I want to go somewhere where I can taste something delectable. I want to go somewhere where stress is not my enemy yet a… Read more →