MembersPallywood Star Behind Bars

Average Palestinian Arabs taking on heavily-armed Israeli soldiers is the most common theme of “Pallywood” productions.

By Michael Selutin |
Palestinian Arabs
Photo: Flash 90

And none have marketed themselves so effectively as Ahed Tamimi, often referred to by Israelis as “Shirley Temper.” Tamimi began her career as a young girl. But even at a tender age, she brazenly provoked Israeli soldiers, knowing full well they would not harm her. Over time, Tamimi became a symbolic figure of “Palestinian resistance” as video clips of her wild confrontations with IDF troops routinely went viral. Now, the career of the 17-year-old has suffered a setback. After her latest performance–in which...

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