Nisreen Alayan


Nisreen Alayan is a human rights lawyer and the director of the Multiculturalism Clinic at the Center for the Center for the Study of Multiculturalism and Diversity at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She previously worked with the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) in Jerusalem as a lawyer for a decade.

Content by this author

Personal Story Struggling to Survive in the Khirbet Khamis Enclave

Life is unbearable for Palestinian residents of Khirbet Khamis, an enclaved village near Bethlehem surrounded by the wall and an oppressive checkpoint.

Personal Story A Math Teacher Faces a Difficult Choice

Punctuality is required for teachers. For one Jerusalem teacher living behind the checkpoint, a drastic life change was the only solution.

Personal Story Sick While Blacklisted, and the Care You Need Is Found Only in Jerusalem

The closure of Jerusalem means severe hardships for those outside the city who seek care that is only available in it. Salma, a cancer patient, shares.