Community Resources

Al-Mihbash Restaurant, Jerusalem

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.07.2007:

21 Nablus Road, Jerusalem

Tel. 02-628 9185, open every day from 1:00 p.m. until late at night.

Occupying the premises of the now-defunct Cairo Youth Hostel, Al-Mihbash Restaurant is housed in an old building that probably dates back to the beginning of the century. Its spacious rooms have high ceilings and feature the traditional Palestinian patterned tiles that resemble carpets(...)

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Once Upon A Country: A Palestinian Life

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.07.2007:

By Sari Nusseibeh

with Anthony David

Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, New York, 2007, 560 pages, $27.50.

Once Upon a Country is as remarkable a book about the Middle East as has been published in recent years. The story of one man’s life in the region, it is also the richest and most sympathetic account to date of the modern Palestinian outlook - a work of rare depth, compas(...)

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The Iron Cage, Rashid Khalidi

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.06.2007:

The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood

By Rashid Khalidi

Beacon Press, Boston, 2006, 281 pages, $24.95

At a time when a lasting peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis seems virtually unattainable, understanding the roots of their conflict is an essential step in restoring hope to the region. In The Iron Cage, Rashid Khalidi, one of the most respected(...)

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Salesian Artistic Centre in Bethlehem

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 23.06.2007:

A unique opportunity in Bethlehem for vocational training in traditional craftsmanship

By Sara Faustinelli

No doubt, the city of Bethlehem is one of the capitals of the Palestinian handicraft tradition. And that is why it was chosen by the Italian NGO, VIS (International Volunteering for Development), Italian Cooperation, and Caritas to open a centre for vocational training in c(...)

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The Scot’s Coffee Shop & Bistro

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 23.06.2007:

St. Andrew’s Scottish Guest House

1 David Remez Street

Jerusalem

Tel. 02-673 2401

Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 - 21:00

The Scot’s Coffee Shop and Bistro, as the name implies, is located in St. Andrew’s Scottish Guest House, one of Jerusalem’s landmark buildings. The church and guest house were built in 1930 as a memorial to the Scottish regiments(...)

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Media Coverage of the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 09.06.2007:

Media Coverage of the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival

(Links to articles follow below)

Many camera crews and journalists from Palestine and members of foreign media were spotted in the crowd at the Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival. Given the ephemeral nature of radio and television—and more to the point, the fact that we were too busy with other festival matters(...)

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2007 Artas Lettuce Festival: Festival Guide

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

(Text only version of the printed Festival Guide)

submitted by Artas Folklore Center 10.04.2007

Welcome to the Thirteenth Annual Lettuce Festival

"Lettuce? Why Lettuce?" is a question often asked when mention is made of the Artas Lettuce Festival. Established in 1994 to honor the Palestinian farmer by the late Musa Sanad, founder of the Artas Folklore Center, the Artas L(...)

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2007 Artas Lettuce Festival Program

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

Artas Lettuce Festival Final Program

submitted by Artas Folklore Center 13.04.2007

The Palestinian Ministry of Culture

FESTIVAL PROGRAM

of

The Thirteenth Annual Lettuce Festival

Thursday, April 12-Sunday, April 15 2005

With Abdul Aziz Abul Hadbeh

The Artas Folklore Center

Day 1 Thursday, April 12, 2007

Opening and Performa(...)

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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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Edward Said National Conservatory of Music

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 31.03.2007:

Ambassadors for Palestine: Young Musicians Take to the World Stage

By Heather Bursheh

As the world buries its head in the sand and Palestinians continue to be vilified and misrepresented in many international circles, two groups of extraordinary young Palestinians are actively challenging negative stereotypes and placing Palestine firmly on the world map of music.

Two gro(...)

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