Response Paper

(Typed, one-page, single-spaced, 12 font, 600-700 words):
Read the two biographies attached and compare/contrast the lives of the two individuals discussed in these readings, focusing on their forms of struggle and survival and paying attention to the factors that helped shape their lives such as historical period, place or region of origin, class, race, gender, ethnicity, etc. Make sure that you contextualize these people’s experiences by discussing how they were affected by broader historical events/developments.
Please DO NOT use outside sources or cite from outside sources, only use the attached pdfs & the following texts listed below:
LeVine and Shafir, “A Musician’s Lot: Wasif Jawheriyyeh’s Old Jerusalem
LeVine and Shafir, “Left Naked on the Beach: The Villagers of Aylut in the Grip of the New Templars”
Charles Smith, Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A History With Documents
Mark LeVine and Gershon Shafir (eds.) Struggle and Survival in Palestine/Israel (University of California Press, 2012)
PLEASE use the Charles Smith text to provide information on the conflicts which were happening during that period. Also, provide historical context from those texts.

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