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In the Camps

Contributed by Palestine Family.net on 04.02.2006:

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Day after day the media talk about the development of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the occupation of the territories, and the logic of ever more violence. Since the beginning of the second Intifadah, the type of news shown doesn't change much. The large part of the news ignores the mass of the Palestinian people. Those who fled their land in 1948 and 1967(...)

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Memorial Plaque of Woman at Beit Jala Greek Orthodox Cemetery

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Pictures embedded in the cemetery plaques of the deceased at the Beit Jala Greek Orthodox Cemetery help the living to remember them. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Cemetery Plaque with Flowers in Beit Jala Greek Orthodox Cemetery

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


May we all have as much care and attention lavished on us after our death as this person in the Beit Jala Greek Orthodox Cemetery. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Trio of Memorial Plaques in Greek Orthodox Cemetery in Beit Jala

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


In the Beit Jala Greek Orthodox Cemetery, most of the graves are slotted into openings in the wall, which are then covered by a memorial plaque. Newer plaques have an image of the deceased framed by ornamental stonework. Built in flower holders of angels or saints are partially covered here by flowers. Orig(...)

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Buried Arab Village near Mazraá al Qibliyeh

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Just outside the village of Mazraá al Qibliyeh lies an older apparently abandoned Arab village now almost completely buried. Villagers still find coins from various periods here. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Cooking Dinner at the Taboun

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Aromas from the traditional taboun oven, still in daily use in the village of Mazraá al Qibliyeh, wind their way down the picturesque alleyways. The women of Mazraá al Qibliyeh will happily prepare visitors a taboun-cooked meal at their request. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Khabiyeh

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Some of the items collected by a village heritage enthusiast are pleasingly set off in these Khabiyehs, a combination wall-partition and storage bin once used for grain and other staples. These were poured in from the irregular openings at the top and taken out from a stoppered opening at the bottom. Origin(...)

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Children of Mazraá Al Qibliyeh Dressed Up for Guests

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


The children of Mazraa al Qibliyeh dressed up for their guests from the Arab Educational Institute-Open Windows in Bethlehem, the first tourists since their village core was renovated. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Alley in Mazraa al Qibliyeh

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Young and old walk feel at home in the narrow alleyways of Mazraa al Qibliyeh

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The Yellow Pants

Contributed by Luke Powell on 01.02.2006:


On the Haram es Sharif, el Quds (Jerusalem), Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997.You can see more of Luke Powells magnificent photos at this site: http://avalon.unomaha.edu/afghan/index.htmMany thanks to him for his permission to post his pictures on our site. (...)

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