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Christina Nesheiwat

DAM Explores the Unmapped in Their New Album "Dabke on the Moon"

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DAM’s latest album “Dabke on the Moon,” released in November 2012, details the lives of prisoners of the occupation. This refers to both prisoners literally detained in Israeli jail cells as well as the millions of Palestinians who move – relatively – more freely, but are still held prisoner in the tight clench of Israeli apartheid. “Dabke on the Moon” is a reflection on Palestine amidst revolutionary change in the region. It pushes the boundaries of traditional hip-hop ...

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Christina Nesheiwat is currently a Fulbright researcher in Amman, Jordan studying curriculum development for survivors of gender-based violence. Prior to the Fulbright Program, Christina worked as a social services coordinator for the Arab Cultural and Community Center in San Francisco, CA providing support to monolingual survivors of trafficking and domestic violence. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where she was awarded the Center for Middle Eastern Studies' Afaf Kanafani prize for her research on gender equity in the Jordanian legal system.