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How did Palestinians celebrate the Valentine’s

I will start with three quick personal comments on the Valentine’s in Palestine:

1) Valentine’s Day says nothing to me. Beyond the traditional cliché of “Love doesn’t need a day to be marked”, I found it very consumeristic occasion.

2) As everyone else, we love, we hate, we practice many types of emotions, and we don’t need to prove to anyone our “emotional normality” despite living under colonialism.

3) Some people used Valentine to emphasize the Palestinian struggle in a creative manner, which is great. However, if others want to celebrate Continue reading