By Hatim Kanaaneh
Hatim Kanaaneh is a Palestinian health care professional who has struggled for over 35 years to convey remedy to Palestinians in Galilee, opposed to a tradition of anti-Arab discrimination. this is often the tale of the way he fought for the human rights of his sufferers and overcame the Israeli experts' merciless indifference to their affliction. Kanaaneh is a local of Galilee, born sooner than the production of Israel. He left to review medication at Harvard, earlier than returning to paintings as a public well-being medical professional with the goal of assisting his personal humans. He came across a stunning point of illness and malnutrition in his group and a shameful loss of aid from the Israeli experts. After doing all he may for his sufferers by means of operating from contained in the procedure, Kanaaneh organize The Galilee Society, an NGO operating for equitable healthiness, environmental and socio-economic stipulations for Palestinian Arabs in Israel. it is a tremendous memoir that exhibits how grass roots businesses can loosen the Zionist grip upon Palestinian lives.
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Babies are bound tightly and kept out of the sun. No vitamin D supplement. The problem of being an Arab in a Jewish state had confronted me even before I set foot back in Israel. In preparation for my first return to Arrabeh, after a decade of studying in the US, I sent my passport to the Israeli consulate in Los Angeles for renewal. The officials replied with a standard package of information for returning students that included details of interest-free loans readily available from offices across Israel to help with my re-absorption into my community.
A Doctor in Galilee: The Life and Struggle of a Palestinian in Isreal by Hatim Kanaaneh