“I grew up in a small village between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem that was founded by my parents in the 70s. On the face of it, we were an ordinary Jewish family, but still waters run deep, and there were many stories buried beneath the surface.
“After moving to Israel my grandparents from Yemen and Iraq began to deny they Arab roots. Jews like to claim Western origins, but many of us have a mixed or predominantly Arabic heritage and would really benefit from knowing and accepting our history.”
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