Posts Tagged ‘Palestine’

Writing on the wall: Palestine’s graffiti

Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Toronto Review contributor Daniela Porat discusses the role of graffiti in Israel and Palestine with Adam Heffez, the author of Words and Walls: Social Commentary through Graffiti in Israel and the West Bank. On both sides of the divide, the images offer potent, street-level reminders of tragedy and struggle, historically and in the present day.

The Food of Palestine

Posted on: January 31st, 2010 by iainmarlow | 1 Comment

On a recent road-trip through Palestine, our correspondent had the opportunity to observe the intricate social nuances emanating from this region’s version of Arabic food — and to indulge, not only in the exquisite cuisine, but in stimulating conversation with locals on the social meanings of Palestinian food.