Ida Audeh

Editor, Jerusalem Story

Ida Audeh is an editor who lives in Virginia. Her review of Anan Ameri’s The Wandering Palestinian: A Memoir was published in Journal of Palestine Studies 50, no. 3 (2021).

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Blog Post Stories from the Old City: Matthew Teller’s Nine Quarters of Jerusalem

Matthew Teller’s biography of Jerusalem’s Old City goes beyond the surface to offer history as well as the lived experience of its Palestinian residents today.

Blog Post The Origins of an Iconic Jerusalem Art Form: Armenian Ceramics

We review the book Feast of Ashes, by Sato Moughalian, which chronicles the origins of the Armenian ceramic tradition in Jerusalem, first introduced there by the author’s grandfather, a refugee from the Armenian genocide. 

Blog Post Book Review: Determined to Stay—A Deep Dive into the Nightmare That Is Childhood in Silwan

Silwan’s children are systematically attacked and terrorized to pressure families to leave the area, but the community is rallying to protect them.

Blog Post Book Review: Karmi Memoir Tells Jerusalem Story of Loss and Rediscovery

A woman’s attempt to reconcile her English and Palestinian identities leads her to Jerusalem to search for the Qatamon home her family left in 1948.

Blog Post “I Wasn’t Born There; I Never Lived There, but I Was from There”

A Palestinian woman returns to Jerusalem to rediscover and reclaim her mother’s city for her.

Blog Post Book Review: Jerusalem as It Was and What It Could Be Again

Jerusalem was once a vibrant regional hub with a dynamic civil society, but its natural evolution was abruptly halted by the cataclysm of 1948.