In March 2005 he established , a Holocaust Memorial located in Nazareth. The small museum documents the horrors of the Holocaust, showcasing photographs acquired from Yad Vashem, the world-renowned Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. The Arab Institute for the Holocaust Research and Education along with its website Mahmeed opened a Holocaust memorial exhibit in Ni'lin in January 2009 and on April 21, Holocaust Memorial Day, there was an official inauguration ceremony. Ni'lin has been a place of frequent protests of the Israeli West Bank barrier.
He regards educating Arabs on the Holocaust as a contribution to promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Mahameed has been criticized from the Arab side for focusing on Israeli problems rather than the problems of the Palestinian people as well as for instance by the... Read More