Posts Tagged ‘Zohreen Adamjee’

The psychology of an East Jerusalem protest

The psychology of an East Jerusalem protest

Protests in Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem have taken place every Friday for nearly two years. Why do people keep coming back?


The secular and religious sides of Purim in Israel

The secular and religious sides of Purim in Israel

The Jewish holiday of Purim is celebrated by both secular and religious Jews. But whether it’s reading the Book of Esther or parading in the streets, for all it means fun and dressing up.


Reporter Rawyah Rageh: ‘Al Jazeera was a dirty word in Egypt’

Reporter Rawyah Rageh: 'Al Jazeera was a dirty word in Egypt'

Al Jazeera reporter and Columbia Journalism School graduate Rawyah Rageh recently spoke to students about covering the Egyptian revolution: the dangers she faced and lessons she learned.


Progressive but Muslim nonetheless

Progressive but Muslim nonetheless

Zohreen Adamjee reflects on her trip to the Holy Land. Learning a little about about Judaism on the trip led her to re-define her identity as a Muslim.


Unlocking the mystical and secretive in religion: March 14, 2011

Unlocking the mystical and secretive in religion: March 14, 2011

Safed, once a town of Jewish mysticism is now an artists’ hub. Not far from Safed is Meron, a cooperative village that houses the tomb of Shim’on Bar Yokhai.