A study of Palestinian and Israeli textbooks found not bigotry so much as a ‘lack of information about the religions, culture, economic and daily activities of the other.’
Let’s Read, a bold initiative to promote reading among preschool children in Gaza, launched at the Al-Shati refugee camp after overcoming many challenges.
The 5th Palestine Festival of Literature takes place this weekend, and has overcome challenges to put together one of the most ambitious programs yet.
Palestinian novelist Susan Abulhawa says ‘There remains a taboo and active silencing associated with our story.’ Is it true?
There is simply no better way to bridge a cultural divide than through books, a wide variety translations from around the world
American organization ANERA encourages reading among parents and children of the West Bank
This article is part of a series on publishing in the Middle East which is sponsored by the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. By Olivia Snaije Anyone involved in the art of translation knows the delicate balancing act it entails: remaining faithful to the original text but allowing the work to stand on its own in its new incarnation. It also …
By Olivia Snaije The third Palestine Festival of Literature begins May 1st and will run until May 6th, with international writers and artists traveling to the West Bank. This young festival was created by Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif, British authors and journalists Victoria Brittain and Brigid Keenan, among others, in 2008 with the mission to bring writers and artists from …
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