12.02.2011 08.Adar l, 5771
Residents of Jenin's refugee camp closely followed events in the land of the Nile, in a mood of melancholy jealousy.
In the Jenin refugee camp this week, there was one man who looked like he had been hanged. A rope tied around his body, he rocked back and forth for several long moments – bearing a striking resemblance to the effigy of Egypt's president strung up in Cairo's Tahrir Square. But in Jenin, it was the bad servant of the evil queen who was hanged – in a performance of "Alice in Wonderland," based on the story by Lewis Carroll at The Freedom Theater. The audience cheered when they saw the hanged man, portrayed by the amateur actor Amjad Melhem….