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Place Descriptions
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The Hebronite Spirit of Enterprise
TWIP December 2011 By Dr. Ali Qleibo المَالُ وَالبَنُونَ زِينَةُ الحَيَاةِ الد...
 
This Week In Palestine
01.12.2011
       
       
 
Nablus Revitalised
By Shadia Yousef Touqan TWIP December 2011 The city of Nablus, with its surrounding areas, has been known for thousands...
 
This Week In Palestine
01.12.2011
       
       
 
Sebastia
Sebastia's living community sidelined for ancient ruins Sarah Irving writing from Sebastia, occupied West Bank, Live from...
 
Toine Van Teeffelen
09.11.2010
       
       
 
Dayr Tarif
عرفت في العهد الروماني باسم بيت طريف. وتقع إلى الشمال الشرقي من مدينة...
 
Jacob Abu-zeid
19.11.2007
       
       
 
Ramallah: Palestine’s Bustling Metropolis
By Samir Hulileh, Erin Cunningham, and Hani Dajani “Ramallah is odd. Many cultures, many faces. Never a masculine or a...
 
This Week In Palestine
30.08.2007
       
       
 
Stroll along Ramallah’s Main Street
By Margo Sabella When people look back on what they remember from a particular place they grew up in, it is the energy,...
 
This Week In Palestine
30.08.2007
       
       
 
Nightlife in Ramallah
By Ghaith Nassar I sit at the bar in Zan, a draught of Taybeh beer in my hand, and drift away from the heated political...
 
This Week In Palestine
30.08.2007
       
       
 
The Bethlehemian Smile
The hills, can be seen for miles and miles, And the happiness upon a face, is seen, in wondrous smiles ! And gazing...
 
Fuad Salem
16.08.2007
       
       
 
Nablus: The Uncrowned Queen
By Peter Stockton Why the uncrowned Queen? Cynics would say that it has something to do with the ring of jewels around...
 
This Week In Palestine
05.03.2007
       
       
 
From the Ottomans to Modem Times
The Ottoman Turks had been no more than a small group at the opening of the fourteenth century. By 1453 they had taken...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
30.01.2007
       
       
 
Ancient Bethlehem
Bethlehem cannot have been inhabited before the Late Bronze Age, for it has no springs. It was only at that time that men...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
30.01.2007
       
       
 
Beit Sahour
The town of Beit Sahour lies on the eastern border of the town of Bethlehem. Its nomenclature reportedly stems from the good...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
The Site of the Town of Bethlehem at Its Earliest...
It is believed that Bethlehem was originally founded on the plateau of the mountain which overlooks the Church of the...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
The History of Nablus
In 1184 Saladin occupied Naples for two days. This was in a manner of speaking the dress rehearsal for the final sack: after...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
Nablous
Shortly after the destruction of Jerusalem (70 A.D.), Titus founded a new city, Neapolis, defile that joins the plain of...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
ZABABDEH
Father E. Hoacie recounts that in 1834 the family of a deserter from Ibrahim Pasha's army moved here, together with three...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
22.01.2007
       
       
 
The Samaritan Creed
The Samaritan creed is short: - 'My faith is in you Yahwe'. The Samaritans consider themselves faithful worshippers of the...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
22.01.2007
       
       
 
The Samaritan Diaspora and the number of Samaritans
Following their inclination for commerce, the Samaritans moved westward, towards the opulent cities of the coast. Their goals...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
22.01.2007
       
       
 
The Minerals and Climate in Samaria
Minerals Among the rocks which are so abundant in Samaria, it is worth noting the 'mizzi' and 'malaki', both going back to...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
22.01.2007
       
       
 
The Nature of Samaria
Samaria is crossed from North to South by an uninterrupted chain of hills, almost unvarying in altitude: that is, the range...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
22.01.2007
       

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