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By Rabab Abdulhadi, Evelyn Asultany, Nadine Naber

During this assortment, Arab and Arab American feminists enlist their intimate reports to problem simplistic and long-held assumptions approximately gender, sexuality, and commitments to feminism and justice-centered struggles between Arab groups. participants hail from a number of geo­graphical websites, spiritualities, occupations, sexualities, type backgrounds, and generations. Poets, inventive writers, artists, students, and activists hire a mixture of genres to specific feminist matters and spotlight how Arab and Arab American feminist views at the same time inhabit a number of, overlapping, and intersecting areas: inside of households and groups; in anticolonial and antiracist struggles; in debates over spirituality and the divine; inside of radical, feminist, and queer areas; in academia and in the street; and between one another.
Contributors discover issues as diversified because the intersections among gender, sexuality, Orientalism, racism, Islamophobia, and Zionism, and the recovery of Arab Jews to Arab American histories. This booklet asks how participants of diasporic groups navigate their experience of belong­ing whilst the rustic during which they reside wages wars within the lands in their ancestors. Arab and Arab American Feminisms opens up new possibili­ties for putting grounded Arab and Arab American feminist views on the heart of gender reviews, heart East reviews, American reports, and ethnic reviews.

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In the classroom? In academic and intellectual circles? 2. What are some of the struggles/tensions around issues of homophobia, sexism, and racism that you have experienced in the different communities to which you belong? 3. S.? What does women-of-color-feminism mean to you? ) 4. When you hear “violence and belonging” what do these terms evoke for you? 5. What are some of the resources/spaces that have been relatively safer (if any) for you? 16 This book builds on and expands this project. It includes several revised essays that were originally published in MIT-EJMES, along with many new contributions.

Government in the 1940s and the 1950s with his views of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. He acknowledged that the UN partition of Palestine was not an ideal solution but the only one realistically possible under the circumstances. S. foreign policy following the Second World War. With the United States and the Soviet Union as the first two states to recognize Israel in 1948, he was clearly aware of how these two new powers were determined to spread their influence to the territories that were abandoned by the former colonial powers.

Yet, even if we tried, we could not easily escape the mark of otherness.  . ” Reinforcing the notion that Arabness and Jewishness are not mutually exclusive categories, the Toronto Just Peace Seder Community rewrites in this volume the traditional Jewish seder into a peace seder for the Passover holiday. Composed of Arab Muslims, Christians, and Jews, as well as Ashkenazi Jews, the peace seder rescripts the ritual from a perspective of narration of “the Jewish ethos of fear of persecution and exile” to an acknowledgment of how “Jewish freedom” in the dominant Israeli discourse has been constituted and enabled by the denial of Palestinian freedom.

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