Encounters and Moments of Breakthrough

  • Kamal Abdel-Malek


Encounters between Arabs and Jews in Palestinian literature are found in various works covered in previous chapters. Hanna Ibrahim’s “The Infiltrators” and Emile Habibi’s “The Mandelbaum Gate” are samples of such encounters. Both authors are Palestinian citizens of Israel and the perspectives they present are perspectives min al-dakhil, from the inside. In what follows we will illustrate how similar encounters between Arab and Jewish characters are depicted by other Palestinian prose writers as well as poets—with some comparisons with their Israeli counterparts.


Israeli Woman Love Story Violence Encounter Israeli State Israeli Army 
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