Gaza 2014- A Poem by Jennifer Bodnaruk


Gaza 2014 when you feel powerless you write poetry as if putting the words to paper makes any kind of difference as though the words gaza children war crimes in a poem will really make people question right & wrong justice & injustice humanity & inhumanity the woman in the crowd is holding a sign…

The Meaning of the Palestinian Flag


  At all the rallies and vigils we attended in the past month to support the Palestinian people of Gaza. one thing was always present: the Palestinian flag or its colours depicted on scarves and other items. It was at our recent vigil (on August 15) for all those who have died in Gaza since…

The Israeli Pavilion at Winnipeg Folkorama: An Appropriation of Arab Culture by Lawrence Sutherland


The Israeli Pavilion Appropriation of Arab Cuisine In the 2014 Folklorama ‘Travel Guide’ ‘Hummus’, ‘Falafel’, ‘Pita Bread’ and ‘Potato Borekas’ are all mentioned as being served at the Israeli ‘Pavilion’. 1 According to Issat al-Atawneh, a Bedouin Sheikh who lived in the city of Hebron, located within the ‘Occupied Palestinian Territory’: “Another thing, they are…