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Duration: 1 hour

As the daughter of an Arab Muslim father and Jewish mother, Reya El-Salahi travels to the heart of Israel to understand the reality of living with the conflict in the Middle East. She faces the dangers and contradictions of everyday life there for young people as she tries to discover if there is anywhere in Israel she could safely belong.

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Wed 16 Nov 2011 04:00 BBC Three

  • BBC Three blog

    BBC Three blog

    Presenter Reya El-Salahi writes: " the three weeks I spent in Israel and the Palestinian territories filming Mixed Up in the Middle East, many of my pre-conceived notions were turned on their head."

    Read Reya's full post on the BBC Three blog
  • Half-Arab half-Jewish British woman's Gaza experience

    Half-Arab half-Jewish British woman's Gaza experience

    Watch what happened when Reya El-Salahi was invited into a stranger's home in Gaza, where a mother told her how she wanted peace but her son wanted to grow up to be a fighter.

    View the clip from Mixed up in the Middle East


Executive Producer
Sam Collyns
Executive Producer
Sam Collyns


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