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.
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.
Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.
The New Arab Meets: Souraya Karami, the founder of Esska, a designer footwear brand located in the London neighbourhood of Chiswick.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Comment: Until the Israeli government's occupation and dispossession policies change, the Nakba will continue, writes Elias Jahshan.
Comment: To capitalise on the keffiyeh without the knowledge, sensitivity or respect it is due, is inappropriate and offensive, writes Elias Jahshan.