Laila El-Haddad demonstrated how to prepare Palestinian dishes Gaza-style before an audience in the kitchen of the YWCA Princeton. Her talk illustrated the rich culinary history of the area and how Gazans have adapted their cooking to cope with conditions of adversity.
Laila El-Haddad is an award-winning writer, speaker and social activist. She is co-author of the cookbook The Gaza Kitchen Cookbook: A Palestinian Culinary Journey (2016) with Maggie Schmitt.
Michael Reynolds, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, presented a talk “Kurds in the Way: Turkey, Russia and the Battle for Syria” for members and their guests at the PMES Annual Meeting. The new Board was announced and a Wine and Cheese Reception followed.
Talk by Jeff Halper, Israeli author and activist -founder of the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions (ICAHD).
Discussion with distinguished panelists Hussein Ibish, Arab Gulf Institute; Mark Katz, George Mason University, and Syed Hossein Mousavian, former Iranian diplomat and specialist in Middle East security and nuclear policy, Princeton University.
This event was co-sponsored by the Princeton Middle East Society and the Mandouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University.