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Camp Mosque

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


Aqbat Jabr Refugee Camp, 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. Original Content Creat(...)

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Camels

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


Near Nebi Musa, Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997."The camel's owner was not much larger than I was. I probably weighed around one hundred and twenty pounds, fifty-five kilos, at the time. For the two of us a baby camel was a handfull, and when he said that we were going to(...)

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Baby Camel

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


Near Nebi Musa, Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997."One morning near Nebi Musa I was shooting near a deep escarpment when a large camel began pestering me. This behavior was unusual, for despite their reputations, I have rarely found camels to be aggressive toward me. This o(...)

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Monastery

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


In the Waddi Kelt, between el Quds (Jerusalem) and Jericho, Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997You 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 si(...)

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The Wadi Kelt

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


Near Jericho, Palestine, 1980, 35 mm Nikon F2, Nikkor lens, ©Luke Powell, 1997You 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. Original Content Creator: Luke Powell

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Paradox, Perversity and Promise

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 31.01.2006:

A Journey into Palestinian Genealogy

By Leyla Zuaiter

First published in This Week in Palestine, January 2006.


If I initially demurred when approached by Toine Van Teeffelen to give a workshop on Family History and Genealogy to the women’s group of the Arab Educat(...)

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Braided Girl Singing and Dancing at Leilit il Henna in Artas

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 23.01.2006:


The bride may no longer be mounted on a camel or carry her wedding chest to her new home, but traces of the old ways continue, as in Leilit il Henna. The social customs and considerations involved in selecting a marriage partner, as well as the customs attendant at the wedding were vividly described by Hilma(...)

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Woman and Child with Jarousha

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 23.01.2006:


This woman is posing in the Artas Folklore Center Museum with the Jarousha, formerly used to grind grain. She was a child when Louisa Baldensperger, daughter of French missionaries, known in the village as Sitt Louisa, and Hilma Granqvist, a Finnish anthropologist lived in Artas.

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Mixing the Henna in Beit Sahur

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 23.01.2006:


The richly embroidered sleeves of the women radiate from the henna pot.If Leilit il Henna has stopped being observed in many towns and cities, the tradition is still kept up in Beit Sahour. However, even here the bride-to-be declined to actually have the patterns drawn on her hands. Original Content Creator(...)

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Two Girls in a Doorway

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 23.01.2006:


This village doorway makes a spectacular frame for these little girls. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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