An Evening With Laila El-Haddad

An Evening With Laila El-Haddad


An Evening With Laila El-Haddad will take place Tuesday, Nov. 29, at The Crossing, 1127 University Ave.

Laila El-Haddad is a talented blogger, political analyst, engaging public speaker, and parent-of-three from Gaza City. She is the author of Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting, and Everything In Between (2010); the co-editor of the anthology Gaza Unsilenced (2015); and co-author of The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey (2nd Ed. 2016).

● 4:30 p.m.: Gaza: From Blogging to Cooking and Everything In Between
A Conversation with Laila El-Haddad based on topics raised in her book, Gaza Mom, led by Prof. Nevine El Nossery

● 6 p.m: Laila’s Table: A Celebration of Palestinian Food and Culture
Reflections by Laila El-Haddad on her book The Gaza Kitchen, followed by a short cooking demonstration and a potluck social featuring samples of Palestinian food, including dishes inspired by recipes from the book.

Free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail

Written by Madison365 staff