Kenny skating in the streets of Jayyous. Daniel Zvereff

How a West Bank Skate Park Offers Palestinian Youth a Safe Haven From Occupation

The heroes of the nascent Palestinian skateboarding community aren’t yet the kids; they’re the organizers, both locals and foreigners, and the families cheering them on

Four boys of various heights and hues converge on the small wooden ramp in the West Bank city of Qalqilyah, armed with brightly colored skateboards. They line up and slide down the ramp in formation, squealing...

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