The Ember of Time

Is it the ember of  time that’s forcibly melted in us? or the trick of mirrors between reality and imagination? With my both hands I feel your absence… exactly the same I feel my body You once said “I will vanish behind the curtains of dreams” At that time…we didn’ believe you.. and we mocked you

When will the Targeting of Innocent Palestinian Civilians Striving for Success and Freedom stop!?

By Heba Melhem Since the founding of Israel back in 1948, the Palestinian people have endured beyond words suffering. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have been displaced from their lands, villages, and cities, and thousands of innocent civilians were martyred due to continuous bombardment and military attacks. Many Palestinian families live under difficult conditions in

Book Review: 48 Palestinian – Short Stories

Foreword by Professor Jamal Assadi The book, 48 Palestinian Short Stories by Husam Issa Ramadan is not just a collection of translated stories by Palestinian writers. It represents a significant effort by Husam Ramadan and others involved in its production. The number “48” holds special significance as the year when Palestinians lost their homeland and

Prickly Pears 🌵

By Nahed Alfar – South Wales. UK One of the treasures of the land of Palestine. The plant itself is rugged, versatile and uniquely pretty while its fruit are delicate and succulent! In Arabic, they’re called Sabr صبر which means patience; a core value held by the people there. It describes their resilience and adaptation

A Shared Struggle – stories of Palestinian & Irish Hunger Strikes by Norma Hashim

Book by Norma Hashim – Malaysia Richard Falk’s foreword to a very illuminating collaboration relating the comparative experience of Palestinian and Irish hunger strikers. The collection of essays has been expertly edited by Norma Hashim & Yousef Aljamal, who have previously edited valuable collections of statements by Palestinian political prisoners, including youth, an important often

CADFA press release 5th July 2021

So lucky that after the heavy rainshowers, the good weather held out for a very special event in on Sunday 4th July. There are now nearly eighteen years linking people and organisations in Camden and the small town of Abu Dis in the Jerusalem suburb through the work of local charity CADFA (Camden Abu Dis Friendship