Michael Gorkin, a Jewish-American psychologist who lives in Israel, and Rafiqa Othman, a Palestinian unique schooling instructor, have gathered the narratives from diverse cultural and geographic destinations in the limitations of old Palestine—including East Jerusalem, a refugee camp at the West financial institution, and an Arab village inside Israel. With superb intimacy, the moms and daughters talk about their perspectives approximately intercourse, marriage, and child-rearing; principles approximately themselves and their courting to God, their households, and their place of origin; and questions of disgrace, devotion, freedom, and honor.
In the preface, advent and epilogue, Gorkin and Othman body the tales and describe the venture. The associated tales of moms and daughters attest to the profound alterations that experience happened within the lives of Palestinian girls in this century—in the components of schooling, paintings, political involvement and private freedom. as well as delineating this magnificent old and cultural transformation, the tales create lasting pictures of the folks those girls have enjoyed and hated, the pleasures they've got loved, the hazards they've got survived, and the hopes they proceed to cherish.