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Mary’s House

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 18.02.2007:

The Bridgettine Sisters - Bethlehem

It is impossible to imagine that such a tranquil, splendid, and spiritual atmosphere could ever exist in the midst of the everyday chaos in the centre of Bethlehem unless you visit Mary’s House.

The sisters of the Order of the Most Holy Saviour of St Bridget have had a long and keen desire to have a Bridgettine presence in the Holy Land. Thank(...)

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Ahdaf Soueif: Art of resistance

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 22.10.2006:

Ahdaf Soueif on how Palestinians are reaching out across the globe creatively

Saturday October 21, 2006

The Guardian

Last Saturday at the Festival of Palestinian Literature in Manchester, Salma Khadra Jayyusi walked slowly to a microphone in a large auditorium. Poet, critic, academic and translator, Professor Jayyusi, now frail and a little hard of hearing, is the undispu(...)

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New Developments in Palestinian Art

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 25.02.2006:

New Developments in Palestinian Art

By Basil Ayish

This Week in Palestine

January 2005

Palestinian culture, that common thread which is distinctly Palestinian and ties Akka to Gaza to Jericho and everywhere else in between, has many forms. It is the maftoul, mansaf, msakhan, mjudarrah and karshat [popular Palestinian dishes] that we eat. It is the embroidered tho(...)

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