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Elias Jahshan

Jahshan

Elias Jahshan is an Australian journalist and editor based in London. He is a former board member of Arab Council Australia.

The New Arab Meets: Singer, songwriter and composer Juliana Yazbeck whose use of Western and Arabian string arrangements and beats tackles themes of cultural identity, empowerment, decolonisation and gender inequality.

21 February, 2020

The New Arab Meets: Noura Erakat, a Palestinian-American legal scholar, human rights attorney, activist and author of Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine.

31 January, 2020

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

18 December, 2019

The New Arab Meets: Souraya Karami, the founder of Esska, a designer footwear brand located in the London neighbourhood of Chiswick.

06 December, 2019

The New Arab Meets: Khaled Makki, founder of London-based shoe brand Maksters, whose bold designs highlighting Palestinian craft and heritage have become a favourite among celebrities.

21 November, 2019

The New Arab Meets: The Bearded Bakers, a group of hirsute Arab-Australians, aiming to break down the stereotypes of Palestinians through dessert and dance with their popular pop-up knafeh stall.

06 September, 2019

At its core, BDS is a campaign promoting various forms of boycott against Israel until it meets its obligations under international law. Here's everything you need to know about it:

09 July, 2019

Book Club: Joudie Kalla's latest cookbook hopes to connect those in the Palestinian diaspora with their culture and heritage through their love of food.

12 December, 2018

Comment: Until the Israeli government's occupation and dispossession policies change, the Nakba will continue, writes Elias Jahshan.

14 May, 2018

Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias Jahshan.

13 February, 2018