Raymonda Hawa Tawil ... Palestinian journalist .. mother of Suha Arafat , Yasser Arafat's wife.
Raymonda Tawil was born into a well-to-do Palestinian family in Acre, the coastal fortress town that was incorporated into Israel in 1948. She grew up under Israeli rule, learning fluent Hebrew and making many Jewish friends in school. She was separated from her mother and brothers who had fled to Amman, joining them only later, as a young woman. She married and moved with her husband to the West Bank town of Nablus, only to find herself under Israeli rule again after 1967.