36 Abbas Street, Haifa

Institute History

  • 2016 Theatre Lab at MASS MoCA


A story of two Palestinian families: the Rafis, Palestinians who stayed in Palestine as hostages to fate, becoming citizens of the Jewish state of Israel, and the Abu Ghaidas, forced to leave and wander all corners of the world in search of a country they can call their own.


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