Daily Archives: декември 14, 2009

Sara Roy

Сара Рой – американка от еврейски произход, голяма част от семейството й загива по време на Холокоста. Но това не успява да пречупи хуманността в сърцата им. Това е pdf-формат на лекцията The impossible union of arab and jew, която тя изнася миналата година. Статията е дълга, но вярвам, че всяка загубена минута неин прочит си заслужава.

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Another Childhood Nakba Memory

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By Khalil Nakhleh – Ramallah

I remember it was one Sunday afternoon, sometime around one or two o’clock, when my father barged running into the house shouting „we have to leave, we have to leave“. His face was all red; his eyes shined with piercing outrage, uncertainty and incredulity.

I remember it was Sunday because my mother was fixing our special Sunday lunch that included meat –the only day in the week where we had a little bit of meat. Sundays were the only days in the week where the butchers would butcher fresh goat meat. I remember my mother had prepared a big kettle of “tabeekh” (stew of beans, tomato sauce and a bit of meat) with rice on the side. My village was mostly Christian with some Druze. We were a farming community relying, primarily, on olives and oil, without much cash.
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To the soul of my father

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At the age of 80 my father passed away, after a long journey of suffering, and working hard to obtain us, his children decent life, a life that is better than his own. As many refugees my fathers’ life was not normal nor easy, he had to work harder than any body to change a reality that he has nothing to do with it, the reality of losing the home, the land, the reality of being a refugee, an adjective that stolen all his rights as a human being, the rights of having a home, and living in dignity and respect.
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