In this scholarly investigation, the researchers sought to delve into the portrayal and representation of Palestine as depicted by Dr. Najib Al-Kilani in his novel, with a particular focus on the meticulously chosen work of study, namely, "Omar Appears in Jerusalem". The research commences by elucidating the conceptual framework and definition of the novel within the introductory section. A comprehensive analysis ensues, delving into the specific novel authored by Dr. Najib Al-Kilani, which has been meticulously selected for this study. Furthermore, a concise overview of Dr. Najib Al-Kilani's life and the genre of Islamic novels has been provided. The researchers also meticulously examined Dr. Najib Al-Kilani's life trajectory and his noteworthy contributions in the realm of Islamic novels. This scholarly scrutiny illuminates his ascent as a leading authority in the sphere of Islamic fiction during the modern era. The chosen novel, "Omar Appears in Jerusalem", is thoroughly summarized, dissecting the multifaceted issues tackled by Dr. Najib Al-Kilani throughout his narrative. Notably, the author transcends mere religious or jihadist themes, delving into a myriad of challenges faced by Muslim individuals. He artfully portrays their tribulations, encompassing spiritual, physical, intellectual, and social dimensions. This endeavor serves to establish the unique character of Muslims and delineate their traits across diverse contexts and circumstances. Al-Kilani skillfully addresses the Palestinian predicament within a compelling narrative framework. Throughout his work, he confronts the afflictions plaguing Jerusalem and Palestine with a resounding voice, asserting Islam as the comprehensive solution to myriad challenges. It is posited as the trajectory leading towards success, salvation, and the attainment of worldly and eternal happiness. His vivid depiction of Jerusalem, Islamic nations, and their populace during a pivotal historical juncture imparts an authentic resonance. The struggles and pains endured by the characters are rendered palpable, engendering a profound sense of empathy and connection with their plight among readers.
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