Palestinian-American Sam Bahour to Present

15 Aug 2018


Palestinian-American Sam Bahour
from Youngstown, Ohio who lives and works from Ground Zero in Palestine will discuss the current conditions living under Israeli occupation.

He writes frequently on Palestinian affairs and has been widely published in leading outlets such as the New York Times, the Guardian, Haaretz, Huffington Post, +972 Magazine, openDemocracy, The Brookings Institution, Al Jazeera America, The Hill, TPM Café, Cleveland's Plain Dealer, Politiken (Denmark), Al Quds Newspaper (Palestine), Le Monde diplomatique (France), Al-Monitor, The Jewish Daily Forward, Counterpunch, Washington Post, Newsweek/Daily Beast, The Japan Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, and Arab News, among others.

He is co-editor of HOMELAND: Oral History of Palestine and Palestinians (1993) and has been on NPR, CNN, BBC, and numerous other radio and TV programs.

Sam was recently profiled in the new book, Kingdom of Olives and Ash, edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman.

The chapter about him may be also found at the Literary Hub, The Tallest Man in Ramallah (By Michael Chabon) (May 17, 2017).

Sam blogs on

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Palestine Solidarity Committee, Friends of Sabeel North America-Pittsburgh (FOSNA-Pittsburgh) and the UUJME (Unitarian Universalists for a Just Peace in the Middle East).
Kate Daher,
First Unitarian Universalist Church 605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
Target Audience: 
General Public