Sandy Tolan

Sandy Tolan

Sandy Tolan is author of the international bestseller, The Lemon Tree, and of the acclaimed Children of the Stone, about one Palestinian’s dream to es... tablish music schools under Israel’s military occupation. He is a professor at the Annenberg School for Journalism and Communication at the University of Southern California.


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The ar­rest of ac­claimed mu­si­cian, Oday Khat­ib, sheds light on Is­rael’s dra­con­ian sys­tem of ar­rest and de­ten­tion.

Opinion by Sandy Tolan
Published On 8 Apr 2013

A mass ur­ban mi­gra­tion has tak­en hold in Egypt as the agri­cul­tur­al sec­tor fo­cus­es on lux­u­ry ex­ports in­stead of bread.

Opinion by Sandy Tolan and Charlotte Buchen
Published On 21 Dec 2011
egypt farming

Protest de­signed to show Egyp­tians’ uni­ty ex­posed fun­da­men­tal di­vi­sions with­in the coun­try’s so­ci­ety.

Opinion by Sandy Tolan
Published On 30 Jul 2011
Tahrir Square packed

Af­ter an odyssey that un­der­scored the re­al­i­ties of Is­raeli oc­cu­pa­tion, Pi­cas­so’s ‘Buste de Femme’ ar­rives in Ra­mal­lah.

Published On 16 Jul 2011
Picasso in palestine