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Cathy Sultan is an award winning author of three nonfiction books: Beirut Heart - One Woman's War; Israeli & Palestinian Voices: A Dialogue with Both Sides; and Tragedy in South Lebanon - The Israeli-Hezbollah War of 2006. Her first work of fiction, The Syrian, was published in January 2015, with a sequel, Damascus Street, following in early 2018.

Sultan is also an activist who sits on the Board of the Interfaith Peace Builders, an NGO based in Washington, D.C.. She has led several delegations to Israel-Palestine, and accompanied a delegation to Gaza in November 2012.

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I grew up in Washington D.C.. Quite rebellious as a young woman, I yearned to escape from my native city and experience great adventures. My dreams cam
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“The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion while allowing very lively debate within that spectrum.” — Noam Chomsky


On November 29, CNN fired Professor Mark Lamont Hill, a prominent academic, author and activist for having the audacity to step outside the spectrum of what is considered acceptable discourse on Israel and Palestine.


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