Two Generations With the Hijab, Two Generations Without

Amina Kahil had to marry when she was 13. Jada is fond of President Rivlin. Maryam moved to Ramle for a big house. And if Na’ima hadn’t been born that night in 1948, everything would be different. Four generations in the Kahil-Dalak-Kakhoub-Abu-Alhalawa family

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“My mother died when I was a year old,” Amina Kheil says. “My father quickly married another woman who was halia la’allah – very bad to me. She sent her daughters to study and nurtured them, and me she turned...