Approaching Conflicts
Contexts, Perspectives, and Values in Israel Education

The Making of a Syrian Refugee Celebrity Chef — in Gaza

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When Wareef Kassem Hamedo was growing up in the Syrian city of Aleppo, he dreamt of opening his own restaurant. Last fall, Wareef’s dream finally came true when the 35-year-old opened Soriana (Our Syria). But the narrow, bustling two-floor restaurant sits not in his hometown, but in another of the most war-torn places in the world: the Gaza Strip.