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In Israel, Love Knows Boundaries

Expand Kiffah Massarwi outside Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin, Germany with her son Marwan Abotair, husband Yazed Abotair and daughter Mai Abotair. Israel’s discriminatory marriage law prevents Yazed Abotair from living in Israel despite the Israeli nationality of his wife and two children solely because he is from the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  © 2017 Kifah Massarwi In July 2003, Yazed Abotair, a Palestinian engineer from the Gaza Strip, met his wife in Germany where she had just given a lecture at a conference on Israeli-Palestinian peace. Kifah Massarwi was also Palestinian – but…

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