Palestinian who lost 3 daughters in war talks peace with Rivlin – Itamar Eichner – YnetNews 03.11.16
During a meeting with President Rivlin in Jerusalem, Gaza doctor who lost three daughters to an Israeli tank shell during Operation Cast Lead speaks of peace and coexistence, draws comparison between conflict and fatal sickness. ‘It hurts me to arrive in the State of Israel and not be able to get to Gaza in order to visit the graves of my daughters.’
And see: Gaza doctor writes book of hope despite death of three daughters – Harriet Sherwood – The Guardian 16.08.10
Many in his situation would have descended into a dark, lonely pit of grief and bitterness. But Abuelaish not only rebuilt a life for himself and his surviving five children, he has written a moving and powerful book about his experiences with a central message of hope and reconciliation.