From the Editors
I last visited al-Khalil (Hebron) with my family when I was a child in the mid 1970s. I only have vague recollections of that visit, except for the place where Ibrahim (Abraham) was to sacrifice his son. For some reason, and maybe because as a child I was unable to comprehend why a father would be asked to sacrifice his son, that visit remained ingrained in my memory for years to come. While studying in Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv, I always visited Ramallah, Bethlehem, and ...Keep Reading »
Isis Nusair is Associate Professor of International Studies and Women's Studies at Denison University. She received her PhD in Women's Studies from Clark University. She teaches courses on transnational feminism; feminism in the Middle East and North Africa; and gender, war, and conflict. Her research focuses on the gendered politics of location of four generations of Palestinian women in Israel, and the displacement of Iraqi women refugees in Jordan and the US. Isis previously served as a researcher on women's human rights in the Middle East and North Africa at Human Rights Watch and at the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network. She is co-editor of the DARS Page.