Reem Kassis

Reem Kassis

Reem Kassis is a Palestinian writer and author of the James Beard nominated cookbook "The Palestinian Table." A former business consultant and graduate of The Wharton School and the LSE, today she uses the power of food and storytelling to share the Palestinian narrative with the world. Born and raised in Jerusalem, she currently resides in Philadelphia with her husband and two daughters.   

The 2018 Shortlist

  • Enclosure: Palestinian landscapes in a historical mirror
  • Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  •  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