About Nora

Nora Lester Murad is a writer, educator, and activist. She co-authored Rest in My Shade: A Poem About Roots, and edited I Found Myself in Palestine: Stories of Love and Renewal From Around the Globe. From a Jewish American family, Nora married a Palestinian Muslim and raised three daughters in the West Bank. She posts her writing at on her blog, “The View From My Window in Palestine.