A boat of refugees arriving at Lesbos, Greece. Leora Eren Frucht

Palestinian Israelis Find Kinship Rescuing Arab Refugees, but Can’t Escape Politics

Despite discomfort some feel working with the Israeli organization IsraAID, Arab volunteers in Greece focus on helping refugees. But why, they wonder, isn’t the Arab world joining them?

LESBOS, Greece – Manal Shehade was tending to refugees who had just reached the shores of Lesbos, Greece when one of them, a Syrian man, heard her Palestinian-accented Arabic and asked where she was from. She...

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