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From One Palestinian: Dear Bretha Von Suttner, Wake Up!

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From One Palestinian: Dear Bretha Von Suttner, Wake Up!
Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training, and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the U.S. as a result of the Gulf war in 1990. She earned a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Instead of working in the industrial field, she applied herself to the field of social safety, working with domestic abuse victims. Pursuing her true passion for creative writing, Lilas brings her professional interest and her Middle Eastern background together in her fictional novels. Email her at info@lilastaha.com. Visit her website at http://lilastaha.com
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From One Palestinian: Dear Bretha Von Suttner, Wake UP! By Lilas Taha I made it to The Peace Palace in The Hague, The Netherlands. Though the building itself is impressive, the mission behind it is vital, I found myself in turmoil once I learned about its major founder: Bertha Von Suttner, mother of the peace…

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Update to Gaza Sisters Story

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Update to Gaza Sisters Story
Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training, and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the U.S. as a result of the Gulf war in 1990. She earned a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Instead of working in the industrial field, she applied herself to the field of social safety, working with domestic abuse victims. Pursuing her true passion for creative writing, Lilas brings her professional interest and her Middle Eastern background together in her fictional novels. Email her at info@lilastaha.com. Visit her website at http://lilastaha.com
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Update to Gaza Sisters Story By Lilas Taha My family and I took a quick trip to Palestine in August. I was fortunate enough to meet with a doctor in Jerusalem, who was given permission to go into Gaza during the ceasefire that held for 5 days before the fighting resumed ending with the permanent…

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Gaza Sisters

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Gaza Sisters
Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training, and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the U.S. as a result of the Gulf war in 1990. She earned a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Instead of working in the industrial field, she applied herself to the field of social safety, working with domestic abuse victims. Pursuing her true passion for creative writing, Lilas brings her professional interest and her Middle Eastern background together in her fictional novels. Email her at info@lilastaha.com. Visit her website at http://lilastaha.com
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Gaza Sisters By Lilas Taha The girl brought her head down. She swung her legs back and forth under the kitchen table and crossed her arms on the wooden surface. A single braid sat neatly in the middle of her back. A big window behind her framed her profile in the mid morning light. She looked…

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Would You Like Chicken Or Beef?

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Would You Like Chicken Or Beef?
Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training, and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the U.S. as a result of the Gulf war in 1990. She earned a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Instead of working in the industrial field, she applied herself to the field of social safety, working with domestic abuse victims. Pursuing her true passion for creative writing, Lilas brings her professional interest and her Middle Eastern background together in her fictional novels. Email her at info@lilastaha.com. Visit her website at http://lilastaha.com
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 Would You Like Chicken Or Beef? By Lilas Taha It was dinnertime, and I was ready to eat anything the waiter would put in front of me, be it chicken, beef or any high protein combination!  But my client hadn’t made her choice yet, and so I waited for her to make up her mind. She…

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My Palestine

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My Palestine
Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha

Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training, and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the U.S. as a result of the Gulf war in 1990. She earned a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. Instead of working in the industrial field, she applied herself to the field of social safety, working with domestic abuse victims. Pursuing her true passion for creative writing, Lilas brings her professional interest and her Middle Eastern background together in her fictional novels. Email her at info@lilastaha.com. Visit her website at http://lilastaha.com
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 My Palestine  by Lilas Taha She lounged lazily under an olive tree one warm afternoon, digging her bare toes in the rich soil under her feet. Glorious vibrant hair danced in the light breeze, spreading her earthly scent in all directions. She threw back her head in rapturous song, her voice saturated with love as…

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