This Wednesday, October 4th at 7pm ET, at the Center for Brooklyn History:
In A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy, a new book by essayist and journalist Nathan Thrall, the struggle over Israel/Palestine is rendered at the human scale by way of the heart-wrenching story of an accident that killed Abed Salama’s five-year-old son. Situating the personal narrative in the context of structural forces, A Day in the Life of Abed Salama elucidates the daily injustices faced by the roughly 3.2 million Palestinians living under occupation in the West Bank and details the painful realities of life in the region. To celebrate the book’s publication, join Thrall and Salama in a conversation moderated by journalist Masha Gessen.
Jewish Currents is proud to co-sponsor this event with the Center for Brooklyn History, BPL Presents, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and The New York Review of Books.
And, a special offer for Jewish Currents readers: For a limited time, if you purchase the book, you will receive a complimentary gift copy sent to anyone you think might appreciate the book—with free shipping on both orders anywhere in the US. Don’t wait!