Place of Birth: Haifa, Israel
Date of Birth: April 24, 1973
Ethnicity: Palestinian Arab, some Nigerian
Rula Jebreal is a foreign policy analyst, journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She has dual Israeli and Italian citizenship.
Rula’s father, Othman Jebreal, a Nigerian-born imam, was of Palestinian Arab and Nigerian descent. Rula’s mother, Zakia, who was a Palestinian Arab, died when Rula was five years old.
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