Highlights By headline-making Nobel Peace Prize-nominated doctor and author Documentary film rights have been sold to Academy award-winning Canadian producer/director, David Paperny
The extraordinary story of a Palestinian doctor who, despite witnessing the death of three of his daughters in the Israeli incursion into Gaza in January 2009, continued his medical and humanitarian work, with the aim of bringing the people of the region together in peace. Heartbreaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is an inspiring account of Izzeldin Abulaish’s extraordinary life, growing up in poverty but determined to treat his patients in Gaza and Israel regardless of their ethnic origin.
Izzeldin Abulaish, MD, PhD, is a Palestinian doctor and infertility expert who was born and raised in Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. He studied medicine in Cairo and London, and completed a residency at Soroka Hospital in Israel. He also studied at Harvard University. Before his three daughters were killed in January 2009 during the Israeli incursion into Gaza, Abulaish worked at the Gertner Institute at the Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv. He lives with his family in Toronto, where he is associate professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. His website and foundation can be found at www.daughtersforlife.com.