Tag Archives: Vera Tamari

May 15: The Nakba at 67

May 15 is the day Palestinians and supporters of Palestinian rights to self-determination commemorate the Nakba, or Catastrophe, which forced hundreds of thousands of the native population out of Mandatory Palestine.  Today, the Nakba is 67 years old.  On this … Continue reading

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May 15: The Palestinian Nakba at 65

May 15 is the day Palestinians and supporters of Palestinian rights to self-determination commemorate the Nakba, or Catastrophe which forced hundreds of thousands of the native population out of Mandatory Palestine.  Today, the Nakba is 65 years old.  On this … Continue reading

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From my Files: Translating Darwish

(This post originally appeared in The Nation, February 11, 2002, under the title “Lines Beyond the Nakba.” It’s a review-essay of  The Adam of Two Edens, a collection from Mahmoud Darwish, edited by Munir Akash.  Syracuse University Press.) ~~~ Mahmoud … Continue reading

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