Tag Archives: israel

Ghost Workers

Forged papers, secret routes, police checkpoints, the constant threat of violence – welcome to the world of Palestinians labouring illegally in Israel, helping to build the very country that restricts them. Continue reading

Between landmines and apples

What skills do you need in war’s aftermath? Have a good intake capacity. I’ve never drunk that much coffee in my life. Would you say no to another shot of strong coffee from the hands of a hosting family, or worse, to a family whose father’s mourning you crashed? The same applies to Vodka shots with communist druze while toasting comrade Vladimir Lenin. Later, you see the whole aftermath in a new odd, inappropriate, light.
The Golan mountains are lonely at night. Continue reading

The memoirs of a prisoner

They had their own resistance behind bars, they adapted, they went on hunger strikes, they learnt literature and languages and they kept on growing up. Now they want to catch up with world that went on without them. Continue reading