Jamil Sherif

 Jamil Sherif

Jamil Sherif is a community organiser at the Muslim Council of Britain and writer. His most recent book is a comparative biography of Maududi and Malek Bennabi (Facets of Faith, published by IBT, Kuala Lumpur). He is currently working on a project to promote an archival culture within British Muslim civil society institutions. 


The 2018 Shortlist

  • Enclosure: Palestinian landscapes in a historical mirror
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  •  The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution

Recommended Reading

  • Jerusalem stands alone
  • P is for Palestine
  • The Palestinian Table
  • Employing the enemy: The Story of Palestinian labourers on Israeli settlements