A Doctor in Galilee: The Life and Struggle of a Palestinian by Hatim Kanaaneh

By Hatim Kanaaneh

Hatim Kanaaneh is a Palestinian health care provider who has struggled for over 35 years to carry therapy 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 professionals' merciless indifference to their affliction. Kanaaneh is a local of Galilee, born sooner than the production of Israel. He left to check medication at Harvard, sooner than returning to paintings as a public future health health care professional with the goal of assisting his personal humans. He found a surprising point of ailment and malnutrition in his neighborhood and a shameful loss of aid from the Israeli gurus. After doing all he might for his sufferers by means of operating from contained in the procedure, Kanaaneh manage The Galilee Society, an NGO operating for equitable health and wellbeing, environmental and socio-economic stipulations for Palestinian Arabs in Israel. it is a magnificent memoir that exhibits how grass roots organizations can loosen the Zionist grip upon Palestinian lives.

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I respect Zionism and I subscribe to the principle of Judaizing the Galilee. I start with the facts on the ground. I accept what already exists as a reality and proceed with my duties from there. I am here to serve that higher purpose. I personally did not prostitute my integrity. I did not do something wrong or illegal. I did not lie to you or spread false information. But if someone else does it, I am in no position to reverse that. ” He added that he was genuinely interested in fostering coexistence and friendship with the Galilee’s Arabs, his neighbors, including me and my family.

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