Buried far within headline news and political controversies are human stories. A veteran journalist and a younger journalist help tell the unforgettable, real stories of the people caught inside the conflict over Palestine
Khalil Barhoum came to the US on a Rotary International scholarship. He has two master's degrees and a Ph.D. and is with the Program of African and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures at Stanford University.
Mateo Hoke is the editor of “Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation.” His recent reporting included lengthy stints in Gaza, the West Bank, the Amazon Jungle, and various journeys throughout the United States Hoke is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he studied narrative writing and new media.
Sandy Tolan is associate professor at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC and the author of three books, including “The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East,” and the just-released “Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land.”