Dr. Mushira Aboo Dia. Emil Salman

A Good Doctor and an Arab? 'Some Jews Have Trouble Reconciling the Two'

Dr. Mushira Aboo Dia is the first woman and the first Arab to head Physicians for Human Rights in Israel. She spends her professional life helping Palestinians, but she also straddles the fence: Five of her siblings have converted to Judaism

The rays of a winter sun crept out from the cracks between the gray clouds as the doctors, nurses, acupuncturists and other Israeli volunteers – all of them women – gathered early one Saturday morning at the...

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