About the Author

Nonie Darwish

Mrs. Darwish, who grew up in Gaza City and Cairo, is the author, most recently, of "Cruel and Usual Punishment," (Thomas Nelson, 2009).

A Letter to Gaza

What makes me different is that I do not only love Arabs, but I also love the Jewish people.

Our Culture of Hate

We were brought up to hate -- and we do.

I Was Raised for Jihad

I grew up in Gaza, indoctrinated to hate Israel and the West. For peace to take hold, things have got to change.

An Islamic Reformation

I realized that I had grown up behind a wall of fear, media lies and deception that separated us Muslims from the rest of humanity.

Standing Strong against Terrorism

A cry from an Arab American over the carnage in Russia.

Rejecting Martyrdom

The daughter of an Arab warrior tells her tale.

An Arab-Made Misery

It is time for the Arab world to truly help the Palestinians, not use them.

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