Posts tagged "Gaza"
Die bunte Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (2/2015)

Die bunte Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (2/2015)

Liebe Gemeinde, der furchtbare Anschlag auf die Kollegen von Charlie Hebdo in Paris lässt mir die fröhlichen Grüße zum neuen Bücherjahr im Halse steckenbleiben. Ich bin traurig, weil ich die unverschämte Boshaftigkeit von Charlie immer sehr gemocht habe und jetzt viele Leute, die das möglich gemacht haben, tot sind. Und ich fürchte, dass wir in...
Help Rebuild the IBBY Libraries in Gaza

Help Rebuild the IBBY Libraries in Gaza

Our Friends at Arabic Literature (in English) have published this appeal, and we are happy to re-publish it here and urge you to consider contributing to this project. The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) has helped fund, supply, and train staff at two libraries in Gaza. One saw damage when it was occupied by...
‘I Do Not Wish For You To See Gaza As Anything But a Rose’

‘I Do Not Wish For You To See Gaza As Anything But a Rose’

Our friends at Arabic Literature (in English) have just posted this moving piece. Gaza-based writer Hedaya Shamun writes — although her writing rituals have disappeared — about the world she sees around her in the first and second nights of “Operation Protective Edge.” Translation by Ghada Mourad and Tyson Patros:   By Hedaya Shamun All the writing...
Arabic Literature in Hebrew and Arabs in Hebrew Literature

Arabic Literature in Hebrew and Arabs in Hebrew Literature

Given the violence that has once again engulfed Israel and Gaza, it seems opportune to reflect upon the literary relations between Israel and the Arab World. Marcia Lynx Qualey of Arabic Literature (in English) reported on this issue just a few weeks ago, with an impassioned plea by Israeli writer Dror Mishani to tackle the...