Izzeldin Abueleish

Izzeldin Abueleish

Izzeldin Abuelaish is a Palestinian medical doctor and author. Abulaish was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp, Gaza. He founded the "Daughters for Life Foundation" in memory of three of his daughters, who were killed by Israeli tank fire during the Gaza War. Before the war he was a researcher at the Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv and an important figure in Israeli-Palestinian relations.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • The Parisan