Non-violently resisting Israeli military occupation, with a scalpel [Book Review]

Sam Bahour
7 min readDec 3, 2022

“This is a Palestinian story.” ~Book’s opening sentence

A Surgeon Under Israeli Occupation, By Shawki Harb M.D.,
222 pp., Archway Publishing (Simon & Schuster) (2022), $14.95

Today’s riddle: What’s the name of the Palestinian who is a heart surgeon, who studied in Germany, specialized in the U.S., met Yasser Arafat twice, Hamas’ founder Sheikh Ahmad Yassin once, who saved scores of Palestinian lives, including one deemed a collaborator, saved…