Author Archives: Mohammad Alsaafin

My mother, the infiltrator

My mother is an illegal infiltrator. She has infiltrated her hometown, where her parents were born and where she was raised. Her activities as an infiltrator are as varied as they are nefarious: She takes my sister to school, with … Continue reading

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One Palestinian family’s story illustrates the absurdity, and intention, of Israeli policy

I am a Palestinian refugee, from the village of Fallujah which lies between Gaza, Hebron and Asqalan. I’ve never been allowed to visit Fallujah; my grandparents were exiled from there in 1949 (a year after the founding of Israel) and … Continue reading

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