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Clothes of People
In the past people used to wear simple clothes that were all very similar in their general appearance. In the hot weather men...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
28.01.2007
       
       
 
The Land Warden
Among the observed traditions during the season of figs and grapes was that children would guard the vineyards. Their fathers...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
The Blessed Tree
The Blessed Tree is the olive tree blessed by God. Due to its diverse uses, the ancients and modernists alike respect it....
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
Stone / quarries
The industries of stone - cutting and sculpture are as old as time. Stone cutting for building began in Bethlehem's stone...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
Tourist Products
The idea of manufacturing tourist products first appeared with the arrival of pilgrims from abroad, who frequently came to...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
23.01.2007
       
       
 
Palestine Folk Heritage
Roots and Characteristics While most people search for their roots for social and academic reasons, the Palestinians...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
15.12.2006
       
       
 
Palestinian Women in Proverbs
The persecution of women through the ages had obliged them to use cunning and deceit to defend themselves to use cunning and...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
15.12.2006
       
       
 
Portrayal of Women in Palestinian Proverbs
Our society's attitude towards women, as it seen in our popular proverbs, is most unfair and cruel. Here are the most...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
15.12.2006
       
       
 
Palestinian Embroidery and Textiles
A Nation’s Tale By Khader Musleh Embroidery for Palestinians represents a bridge that connects the current context to...
 
This Week In Palestine
09.12.2006
       
       
 
Weaving
Hebron and the southern region of Palestine were famed for their weaving crafts. The peasants and bedouin of these areas...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
07.11.2006
       
       
 
Pottery
In the villages, pottery vessels were traditionally handmade by women. The potter's wheel was used only in the towns,...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
07.11.2006
       
       
 
Basketry
Various basketry articles from the Sinjil area north of Ramallah, 1960s. From left to right: a tray (tabaq); a bowl; a wall...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
07.11.2006
       
       
 
Embroidery Traditions
Women's embroidery gatherings contributed to solidifying and intensifying community ties, whether they took place under the...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
18.10.2006
       
       
 
The Glass industry in Hebron
Exquisite dark blue and dark green glassware adorn many Palestinian homes, particularly in the Hebron area, the most famous...
 
This Week In Palestine
26.09.2006
       
       
 
Fishermen in Gaza anno 2006
Unknown future September 26 - Gaza City -- Abu Hasan, 47 years old, was sitting under a tent fixing his fishing nets,...
 
Toine Van Teeffelen
26.09.2006
       
       
 
Au­then­tic Pal­es­tinian Em­broi­dery
By: Nuha Muslih Preface A main characteristic of Palestinian ethnic art is embroidered costumes worn by women...
 
This Week In Palestine
23.09.2006
       
       
 
Armenian Ceramics of Jerusalem
Maro Sandrouni  Armenians adopted Christianity in the early fourth century, becoming the first nation to accept...
 
This Week In Palestine
17.09.2006
       
       
 
Palestinian Jewellery
A variety of silver bracelets, necklaces, chockers, hair ornaments and rings were worn by villagers and bedouin and made by...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
24.08.2006
       
       
 
Men Head Wear
Until the 1930s, men's head wear was a clear marker of the major divisions of Palestinian society: men were most immediately...
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
21.07.2006
       
       
 
The Embroidery of Gaza
Along the southern coastal end of Palestine lies the ancient Philistia with Gaza, Isdud and Ascalon as its main towns....
 
Turathuna Bethlehem University
21.07.2006
       

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