Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

In new documentary "It's Better to Jump," Doumani describes the Israeli gentrification of Akka, Palestine, as "a cannibalization of the history, the architecture, the landscape."

Beshara Doumani, professor of modern Middle East history, appears in a new documentary, "It's Better to Jump," about the port city of Akka (also known as Acre), one of the places where the conflict over ownership of Palestinian history and culture is most stark.

April 16, 2014