‘I Hired a Candidate From Gaza to Work for the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem’

Oct 16, 2023ERE.net
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This article follows the story of Samira, who was born and raised in the Gaza Strip, became a U.S. State Department employee, and then was tasked with managing the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem. Samira detailed her journey from a small city in Gaza to a distant corner of the United States and then to her current job in the Middle East. Finding a job despite her single status and the strict regulations governing Palestinian access to employment in Israel was a challenge but ultimately made possible due to perseverance and connections. Samira's story is inspirational and highlights the opportunities that can be created when driven individuals are willing to take risks and challenge the status quo.