Rachel Shabi

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Rachel Shabi is the author of Not the Enemy: Israel's Jews from Arab Lands, a book on Israel's Oriental Jews, and a contributing writer to The Guardian.

Shabi was born to Iraqi Jewish parents. She attended the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland.

Rachel Shabi has written extensively on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Middle East for a variety of national and international newspapers including the Guardian, the Times, English Aljazeera, Jane's Intelligence Digest, Foreign Policy, the New Statesman and the National (UAE). Her book, Not the Enemy: Israel's Jews from Arab Lands, was published in 2009 and received a National Jewish Book Award.[1] She was shortlisted for the 2011 Orwell journalism prize and nominated for the 2011 Next Century Foundation cutting edge media award.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Not the Enemy: Israel's Jews from Arab Lands

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NJBA Winners", Jewish Book Council. Retrieved 21 December 2012.