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Podcast: Love, Bravery, War with Olfat Mahmoud

August 13, 2018

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This week Cheryl is joined by Olfat Mahmoud to discuss her memoir Tears For Tarshiha, which follows Olfat’s career amid the death and destruction of Lebanon’s many conflicts, and chronicles the Palestinian people’s remarkable capacity for love and bravery in the most extreme conditions. Together they discuss Olfat’s experiences as a refugee, and how she navigated her sense of identity in the wake of the Palestinian plight.

Podcast guest: Olfat Mahmoud 

Born in a refugee camp in Lebanon more than 60 years ago, Olfat’s determination to help her people in their fight to return to their homeland led to a nursing career that has placed her at the front line of atrocious massacres and wars in the Middle East. Tears for Tarshiha follows Olfat’s career amid the death and destruction of Lebanon’s many conflicts, and chronicles the Palestinian people’s remarkable capacity for love and bravery in the most extreme conditions.

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