From the Editors
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As a person who grew up in a diasporic Palestinian family, there have always been symbols around me that reminded me of Palestine. My grandparents’ homes are adorned with them; from framed pictures of gateways in Jerusalem’s Old City, to mini sculptures of the Dome of the Rock mosque, they are all remnants of their memory of an occupied homeland. Such symbols were all intelligible to me except for one relic that I could not comprehend at the time, as a teenager still ...Keep Reading »
Jamil Sbitan is a Palestinian student at Boston University. He is active in its Students for Justice in Palestine chapter, and is a writer focusing on Palestinian rights. You can follow him on Twitter @JamilSbitan.
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