Sari Nusseibeh is a leading Palestinian intellectual and political figure. He was the PLO’s chief representative in Jerusalem in 2001 and 2002. He is now president of Al Quds University, the only Arab university in Jerusalem. He recently published his memoir, Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life
Once Upon A Country
“I have faith that, sooner or later, somehow or another – I’m not sure how – Jews and Arabs will find a way to live together that is totally acceptable and beneficial to us both. In doing this, we can also impact the region around us and, further afield, the world around us.”
Born in Jerusalem in 1949, educated in the States, professor of philosophy, and a long time advocate of a two-state solution, Sari Nusseibeh looked back on his life and spoke to Jon Snow of h...
Round Table Discussion: Israel at 60, coming of age
A lively debate which went beyond the current issues and will looked at some of the really major questions that can only be approached with a sense of perspective: antisemitism and islamophobia, paralleled by hatred of Israel and fear of the Arab world; the multiplication of diasporas as a result of globalization; the growth of fundamentalism and ultra-orthodoxy; powerlessness and empowerment.