Friday, June 5, 2009


Italian Marxists who are newspaper correspondents in Jerusalem, who have an adopted Palestinian child.

Womens Rights activist who works at the Lebanese-Italian embassy and films documentaries on oral story-telling by women in the Palestinian camps.

A Lebanese-American linguistics specialist who seems unhappy about having a Lebanese passport or citizenship. Obama lover, though.

A Jordanian NGO worker.

And my host: the person who invited me over to this dinner gathering tonight where I met all these people. He is a professor at the university who specializes in the Palestinian immigration problem.

There you have it. Lebanon. Life. Here. Is. Beautiful.

But elections are coming up, and the question of the night, among many others, was: Will Hizbollah win?


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