Interview with Atallah Mansour

October 25, 2011

Atallah Mansour is the only Arab-Christian to become a member of the editorial board of a major Israeli newspaper. He was also the first to write in Hebrew for Haaretz and the first to publish a novel in Hebrew. He was born in Al-Jish, Safad S/D, Palestine in 1934 and was a refugee in the first school for Palestinian students in Al Mokhtarah,Lebanon (1948-49). He is a graduate of Ruskin College, Oxford (1973).