Community Resources

Katrina In Five Worlds/Katrina en Cinco Mundos

Contributed by Kathy Kenny on 06.10.2010:

Kathy Saade Kenny presents her book, KATRINA IN FIVE WORLDS/ KATRINA EN CINCO MUNDOS, an elegant celebration of her Palestinian grandmother's life, an immigrant woman who left Ottoman-ruled Bethlehem for pre-Revolutionary Russia, then traveled to Mexico for an arranged marriage during the Mexican Revolution, and settled in Los Angeles to become a successful business woman, changing the life o(...)

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Future Movements: Jerusalem

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 11.09.2010:

Future Movements

TWIP September 2010

City States: Jerusalem

(City States is a strand of the 2010 Liverpool Biennial’s international exhibition.)

Exhibition dates: 18 September to 28 November 2010

Curated by Samar Martha

Organised by ArtSchool Palestine

Location: Contemporary Urban Centre (Ground Floor space), 41-51 Greenland Street, Liverpool L(...)

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Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 11.09.2010:

Writing an Alternative History Hidden Histories: Palestine and the Eastern Mediterranean

By Basem L. Ra’ad

London: Pluto Press, 2010, 272 pages, $35.00

TWIP September 2010

Visiting Palestine in 1867, Mark Twain was shocked by how reality confounded his Sunday-school images, and he went about satirising all the romanticised and sentimentalised fantasies that pilgrim(...)

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Craftaid and Sunbola

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.01.2010:

We Also Care

In 1988 a local committee, with Carol Morton, wife of the Reverend Colin Morton of St. Andrew’s Church in Jerusalem, founded Craftaid, a non-profit organisation that markets crafts from women’s groups, societies for those with special needs, and other social enterprises in the occupied West Bank and Gaza. This was the predecessor of Sunbula, Palestine’s leading fair trade (...)

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Politics of naming (road signs etc.)

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.01.2010:

Last Year in Jerusalem

By Dr. Abdul-Rahim Al-Shaikh

Since Jerusalem was declared the Capital of Arab Culture for the year 2009, there has been a heated controversy over how to celebrate this grand tribute. This was due to the fact that Palestinians have no sovereignty whatsoever over Jerusalem, nor do most Palestinians, pedestrian or official, have the ability to reach Jerusalem(...)

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Broadcast Media in Palestine

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.01.2010:

By In’am El-Obeidi

Although print media in Palestine has been in existence for a long time, Palestinian broadcast media, which was introduced after the establishment of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), has attracted widespread attention among Palestinians. In fact, whereas the number of local stations is rapidly increasing, the number of print dailies (three) remains the same.(...)

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Television industry in Palestine

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.01.2010:

The Need to Support the Fledging Television Industry in Palestine

By Daoud Kuttab

Television production is rather new in Palestine. Until 1994 Palestinians had access to regional and international television stations. Palestine TV was born with the Oslo Accords when Palestinian negotiators extracted the concession from the Israelis on the reasoning that radio and television were(...)

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Surviving the Wall

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 17.12.2009:

The Roots of Palestinian Cultural Identity in Ancient Semitic Cultures

By Dr. Ali Qleibo

Emersian Publications, October 2009

395 pages, including more than 500 photographs, NIS 130

One of the characteristics of a state is the cultural identity of its citizens. The area of land which the Palestinians consider to be theirs has been reduced to less than a quarter of i(...)

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The Impact of the Crisis in Palestine on Masculinity and Gender Relations

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 18.09.2009:

By Ziad Yaish

The impact of armed conflict on people and also the coping strategies adopted by them tend to differ between women and men. In all phases of conflict, gender inequalities are exacerbated. Women, men, and youth suffer from abuses and traumas during periods of conflict, disruption of services, and loss of resources. The impact of these losses is experienced by all sectors o(...)

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Working on women and disabilities in Palestine

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 18.09.2009:

Challenges of Equal Opportunity for Women with Disabilities in Palestine. From Rights to Reality

By Ola Abu Alghaib

It is widely acknowledged that, regardless of where in the world they live, women with disabilities are one of the most marginalised, neglected, violated, excluded and isolated groups in society. Women with disabilities throughout the world suffer manifold discrimi(...)

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