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Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor's Tales of Life in Galilee


Please join us for the launch of Dr. Hatim Kanaaneh's new short-story collection, Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor's Tales of Life in Galilee.

Dr. Hatim Kanaaneh, a Palestinian doctor, writer, and activist who has for 35 years worked in providing health care to Palestinians living in the Galilee. He is co-founder of the Galilee society, a medical health and research NGO, and author of the accalimed memoir, A Doctor in Galilee: The Life and Struggle of a Palestinian in Israel

Moderated by Moustafa Bayoumi, Professor of English, Brooklyn College.


Chief Complaint has attracted warm endorsements from figures like writers Ghada Karmi and Susan Abulhawa, Nazareth-based journalist Jonathan Cook, and mind/body expert Dr. Bessel Van der Kolk.

...a dazzling tapestry of Palestinian life in Galilee through a series of short stories.
— Susan Abulhawa


Just World Books
Middle East Institute.

Free and open to the public.

Tuesday February 24, 2015, 6:00-8:00P.M.
Knox Hall, Room 208
Columbia University