Tag Archive for rights

My Father: The Strongest Man in My Life

I say this all the time, but never enough times: I love my parents. They are my number one supporters and will always be my role models and friends. I talk about my mom a lot. All my friends know my mother and have expressed to me how much they love her. Growing up, my mother was never just a… 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 →