Working Life

The Olive Press at Bethlehem’s Badd Jaqaman

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 27.02.2006:


The Arab Educational Institute's women's group contemplate the olive press at the Badd Jaqaman press, which played such an important role in the lives of their ancestors. Many of the women are from the same extended family or clan as the that for whom the press is named, though most spell their name "Giacama(...)

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Learning about Embroidery at Maha Saca’s Palestine Heritage Center

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 27.02.2006:


The Arab Educational Institute's women's group learns about the deep-rooted tradition of embroidery from Maha Saca, founder of the Palestine Heritage Center in Bethlehem during a field-trip taken during a workshop on family history and genealogy. Maha explains how the traditional Palestinian dress or thob is(...)

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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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Three Planting

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


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 Creator: Luke Powell

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Hill Top Village

Contributed by Luke Powell on 31.01.2006:


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 Creator: Luke Powell

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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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Ships of Yaffa

Contributed by Ibrahim Marazka on 03.12.2005:


Ships rest in the old port of Yaffa on the background of a clear sky.

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