The Olive Press

Breast Cancer Under Occupation: a Personal Perspective

Mar 16, 2023

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Breast cancer is a disease that affects millions of women around the world. In fact, one in every eight women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. For women living in conflict zones, including the West Bank and Gaza, breast cancer can be particularly scary. When I first learned about the high breast cancer death…

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“We’re Inside a Shroud”

Aug 8, 2022

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“Thank God we survived physically. But psychologically we are inside a shroud.” These were the words from one of our Gaza colleagues this morning. As of this writing, the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza is holding up. Life is returning to normal, such as it is. People are back at the markets and on the…

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