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Dr. Nora Lester Murad

Dr. Nora Lester Murad
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Nora Lester Murad, PhD, is a writer of fiction and social commentary living in Palestine. Her blog, "The View From My Window in Palestine" (www.noralestermurad.com) addresses issues of development, international aid, and daily life under military occupation. She has published in The Guardian, Aljazeera, Mondoweiss, Jadiliyya, Electronic Intifada, OpenDemocracy and more. She was a co-founder and executive director of Dalia Association (www.Dalia.ps), Palestine's first community foundation, which helps Palestinians claim their right to self-determination in development by promoting philanthropy and reducing dependence on international aid. She tweets from @NoraInPalestine.