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African community
Entrance to the prison
 
African Jerusalem
31.03.2007
       
       
 
The African Community in Jerusalem
Origins With the spread of Islam and the conversion of Africans in Africa, more and more black people participated in the...
 
African Jerusalem
22.03.2007
       
       
 
The Samaritans in Palestine
The Samaritans, who live in Nablus on Mount Jerizime, have been in this country for over 2,600 years. They have their own...
 
This Week In Palestine
05.03.2007
       
       
 
Nablus: The City of Strong Women
By Aref Hijjawi Even though I was born and raised in Nablus, I have never had any homosexual experiences. Most probably,...
 
This Week In Palestine
05.03.2007
       
       
 
The Heart of Nablus: Nine Thousand Years and More …
A Revitalisation Plan for the Old City By Dr. Shadia Touqan Nablus, ‘Neopolis’ the Pearl of the North-carrying...
 
This Week In Palestine
05.03.2007
       
       
 
Bus Number 23
By Emily Jacir I was 13 years old standing next to my father in Bethlehem one sunny and windy day when he took my hand...
 
This Week In Palestine
18.02.2007
       
       
 
Jericho: Oasis Town
By Delia Khano Jericho is a sleepy agricultural town, which is actually an oasis in the great rift that runs from Galilee...
 
This Week In Palestine
18.02.2007
       
       
 
Sweet Memories of a Winter Gone
By Julia Dabdoub The advent of the winter season used to be a very special event in the ‘good old days.’ I vividly...
 
This Week In Palestine
11.02.2007
       
       
 
Warming Up in Jericho
By Dr. Ali Qleibo In winter, Jerusalem projects a sense of forlorn melancholy. The early September clouds increase the...
 
This Week In Palestine
11.02.2007
       
       
 
Physicians
In the first third of this century there were only three physicians in Bethlehem, and none was specialized. They were: 1-...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
28.01.2007
       
       
 
Languages
Aramaic was the prevalent language in Palestine during the time of Jesus Christ's birth. Before the Roman time the country...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
28.01.2007
       
       
 
Currency
The Bible says that Abraham, the Hebronite purchased land in the city of Hebron from Hittite owners for a sum of 400 silver...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
Hebron: Heritage of Palestine
By Fuad Sultan Tamimi Hebron is one of the most important and oldest cities in Palestine’s history, dating back more...
 
This Week In Palestine
09.12.2006
       
       
 
The Bread Oven (Tabun)
At one end of the courtyard was the quarter's communal bread oven (tabun). This small conical structure was made from stone...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
09.11.2006
       
       
 
The Courtyard (hosh) in the Palestinian Village Home
The hosh was a semi-private family compound, and was sometimes defined by a large, arched doorway leading from the alley. The...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
08.11.2006
       
       
 
The Façade of the Palestinian Village House
Most highland village houses were simple square structures built from the limestone rock abundant in the surrounding hills,...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
08.11.2006
       
       
 
The Transformations in the Palestinian Village Home
The visitor to a Palestinian village today is struck by the sharp contrast between old and new. At the centre of the village...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
07.11.2006
       
       
 
The Village
Most villages in the central highlands of Palestine are located on hilltops or the upper slopes of the hills overlooking the...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
07.11.2006
       
       
 
Friends School, Ramallah
FRIENDS SCHOOL CENTENNIAL 1901-2001 ElBireh, Friends Boys School - The barefoot stu­dents of a century ago in...
 
This Week In Palestine
23.09.2006
       
       
 
Aboud
Aboud is a scenic Palestinian village some 17 kilometres northwest of Ramallah. With a population of 2,500 people, Aboud...
 
This Week In Palestine
09.09.2006
       

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