Beautiful Resistance

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 29.05.2012:

By Dr. Abdelfattah Abusrour

This Week in Palestine

May 2012

I was born Palestinian, and I don’t want to do anything to change this.

I was born in a refugee camp, in my own country, and there is nothing I can do about it.

I was born under occupation, and I will do everything possible or impossible to change this.

The culture and history of nations is p(...)

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Photo Essay on the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 23.04.2012:

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A Few of the Hikers Participating in the Eighteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival-an Unprecedented “Moving Festival” Celebrating 40 years of Hiking in Artas

On Sunday, April 22, 2012, members of a select group of Palestinian and international organizations gathered in the Artas Valley to participate in a unique event—a festival hike, organized by the Ar(...)

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Malvina Jawal Awad

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 12.11.2011:

“Because of the mud, we were obliged to sit cross-legged on the chairs”

I am a Palestinian woman. I was born in Bethlehem and lived and grew up in the town of Beit Jala. I was raised in a humble and simple family full of love, spirituality and sacrifice. We shared our love with all people, Christians and Muslims; there was no difference between us and we joined the same school, St. Jos(...)

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Sumud and the Wall conference

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 12.11.2011:


30 April - 1 May, 2010

Conference program

Venue: Bethlehem University, Furno Hall

Initiators: Oxford Brookes University (UK), Paris-Est University (France) and the Arab Educational Institute (Palestine)

Academic partners: Al-Quds Open University and Bethlehem University (Palestine) and Utrecht University (Netherlands)



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Regional Food Fests

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 27.10.2011:


October 2011

Palestine’s top delicacies are harvested at points spread around the country and calendar, so dedicated foodies must always know what to eat and where. Celebrations have grown out of some of the most popular harvests, so we picked out some of the best food festivals in the best locations. The festivals are in alphabetical order.

Aubergine (Battir) Festiv(...)

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Young Women in the City: Mandate Memories

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 27.01.2009:

Ellen Fleischmann

Jerusalem Quarterly File

Fall 1998, Issue 2

Focusing on Jerusalem‘s women provides us with a distinctive lens on the city during this period, illuminating in particular the pressures on and transformations in attitudes about gender which accelerated with the events of 1948, but which have their origins even earlier. These stories reveal rich information,(...)

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Bethlehem 1957 – Engagement of Tawfiq Masrieh-Hazboun & Evelyn Awad

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 17.03.2008:

Bethlehem 1957 Engagement of Tawfiq Masrieh-Hazboun & Evelyn Awad at the fiancee's house in Jerusalem. Original Content Creator: Mary Masrieh Elali, Natal, Brazil

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