[Podcast] Palestinians Rising: From Jerusalem to Umm al-Fahm – ft. Fayrouz Sharqawi & Kristin McCarthy


In this episode of “Occupied Thoughts,” Kristin speaks with Fayrouz Sharqawi of Grassroots Al-Quds to unpack what is happening in Jerusalem and across Palestinian communities in the wake of the ceasefire between Hamas and Israel.

Fayrouz Sharqawi is the Executive Driector at Grassroots Al-Quds, a platform for Palestinian community mobilization and networking in Occupied Jerusalem. They believe that the challenges and responses of Palestinian communities must be articulated and led by them. They research, map, mobilize and network in order to contribute to the creation and implementation of Palestinian long-term strategies for Jerusalem.

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You can watch this conversation on Youtube here.

Recorded May 23, 2021


Grassroots Al-Quds

Fayrouz was recently interviewed by Dana El-Kurd for Jewish Currents –> “The TikTok Generation Takes to the Streets of Jerusalem