ريتا محمود درويش هل هي تمارا بن عامي أم تانيا رينهارت ؟ The Beloved Jewish
|A scene from Write Down, I Am an Arab. Mahmoud Darwish fell for Tamar Ben-Ami when he was 22|
أنا عربي" بلسانٍ عبري مُبين
When the Palestinian national poet fell in love with a Jew
The love letters between Mahmoud Darwish and 'Rita' intrigued Israeli-Arab filmmaker Ibtisam Mara’ana Menuhin for her own, very personal reasons.
By Alona Ferber
When Ibtisam Mara’ana Menuhin decided to make a film about Palestinian national poet Mahmoud Darwish, it wasn’t because she had developed a new love for his poetry – it was because he had been in love with a Jew.