Why do you want to kill me?

لماذا غزة؟ Why Gaza?

Why do you want to kill me?

Is it because my name is Wallenstein? Or because I don’t look like you and share the same customs and culture as you and your family? Are you jealous of my people’s business and financial acumen? Are you angry that we’ve returned to the land of our spiritual birth? Is the deity that I worship antithetical to yours? Why do you want to kill me?

Why do YOU want to kill ME?

Is it because my name is Ahmed? Or because I don’t look like you and share the same customs and culture as you and your family? Are you jealous of my people’s steadfastness and our determination to remain in the land of our ancestors?  Are you angry that the land wasn’t empty when you arrived from faraway shores? Why do you want to kill me?

I don’t want to kill you. Your…

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