Genealogy Articles

http://shoma.li Shomali Family Genealogy

Contributed by Rami Shomali on 07.09.2013:

Shomali Family Genealogy:

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Shomali Family

Contributed by Rami Shomali on 04.09.2013:

Shomali Family Genealogy in the Holy Land and Diaspora:

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Genealogy and Oral History Matters in Artas

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 14.04.2012:

Genealogy and Oral History Matters in Artas

Musa Sanad kept the genealogies of Artas up-to-date, thus extending them from the time of Hilma Granqvist. Learn why genealogy still matters in Artas below the image.

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A page showing the genealogies of Artas Families from Musa Sanad's manuscript on Artas

In western countries, the search for roots ha(...)

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Series of Articles on Genealogy and Family History and its Importance to the Palestinian People

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 09.04.2012:

BACKGROUND TO THE ARTICLES

This series of articles on Genealogy and Family/Oral History, its importance for the Palestinian people, and its applications in education, tourism and community development was originally developed by Leyla Zuaiter for the Genealogy and Family History Webiste of the Arab Educational Institute-Open Windows (AEI) in Bethlehem. This followed a workshop presente(...)

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BEIT JALA

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Beit Jala were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 5 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Beit Jala are grouped accordingly up to present times.

Many variations in spelling of a particular same name a(...)

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BETHLEHEM

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Bethlehem were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 8 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Bethlehem are grouped accordingly up to present times.

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The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 13.08.2007:

The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines, including a Biography of Issa Yaqoub Nasser.

Compiled by: Fayez (Frank) Nasser,

Toronto, Canada.

Email: franknasser@ymail.com or frankfnasser@gmail.com

(NOTE: THIS WORK IS STILL IN PROGRESS, and EDITING IS INCOMPLETE. ANYONE INTERESTED IN GETTING THE DRAFT IN MSWord Format SHOULD CONTACT THE WRITE(...)

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THE ORIGINAL PEOPLE OF BETHLEHEM CONSIST OF SIX LARGE FAMILIES

Contributed by Alex Kattan on 04.05.2007:

Any errors or omissions, in the information below, are not intended.

Corrections are welcome.

Remember : Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

1 ) FARAHIYEH

GHANEM

- GHANEM

- ABUGIARADE

- LA’ARAJ

- SULTANEH

- ANTON MARIA

- DACCARAT

- GIAAR (JAAR)

- NASSER

- MIL(...)

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The Jerusalemite family of Quttainah

Contributed by Dr. Mohammed Quttainah on 13.09.2006:

The Jerusalemite family of Quttainah

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Written by:

Majdi Anwar Quttainah, PhD

Mona Anwar Quttainah, MD

Edited by:

Anwar Mohammed Quttainah, CFPA

Naela Awni Quttainah, BA

Mohammed Anwar Quttainah, MD

Compiled by:

Husam Abdul Hafith Quttainah, BSc

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The Arab Educational Institute-Open Windows (AEI): Worthy Resource and Partner for Palestinian Tourism

Contributed by Paltour News on 18.03.2006:

submitted by Paltour News 02.03.2006

By Leyla Zuaiter

A few minutes from Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity on Milk Grotto Street, is a veteran institution which deserves to be better-known. Its unique multi-stranded programs aimed at developing and communicating Palestinian identity, incorporate many activities allied to the fields of tourism and recreation. In the AEI’s view,(...)

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