Jehad Abusalim

Jehad Abusalim is the Education and Policy Coordinator of the Palestine Activism Program at the American Friends Service Committee. He is also the co-editor of Light in Gaza: Writings Born of Fire, which will be published by Haymarket in 2022. Jehad is currently completing his PhD in the History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies joint program at New York University. His research focuses on Arab writings on Zionism from the pre-Nakba era, and he also writes about Gaza’s past, present, and future, with a focus on how the continuation of the Nakba impacts Palestinians in Gaza and beyond. Jehad’s work has been featured in publications such as the Washington Post, Al Jazeera, the New Arab, and Vox.