SLIDE SHOW: Eating Under Siege

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Photo by Amir Sadafi


Gaza is a tiny territory, densely populated with refugees. Yet the visitor is surprised at how green it is: every available patch of land is used to plant date palms, fruit trees and vegetable gardens.


Maggie Schmitt witnesses what life is like
Eating Under Siege
amid Gaza's fruit trees, family farms, and fish markets.

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Maggie Schmitt is a freelance researcher and translator based in Madrid.  She is currently working on a book called The Gaza Kitchen with Laila El-Haddad. Learn more at gazakitchens.wordpress.com.

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