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Mona Hajja Halaby.

Mona Hajja Halaby


Mona Hajjar Halaby is a Palestinian—American educator, writer and social historian, residing in California, USA. She collaborated on an interactive documentary Jerusalem We Are Here, which takes participants on a walking tour of a neighbourhood in Jerusalem past and present, and presents a map that documents the houses in the neighbourhood with their documents, photos, and stories.

This is an excerpt from Mona's book, which is released today.
In My Mother's Footsteps: A Palestinian Refugee Returns Home, Mona interweaves the story of her mother's life and her own sabbatical year teaching conflict resolution in Ramallah.

05 August, 2021