Aziz Al-Rantissi

A Brief History of Palestinian Cinema

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 04.01.2008:

By Khaled Elayyan

Political events in the Middle East, and especially in Palestine, have had a great influence on Palestinian cinema. Colonialism has always been a major obstacle that has hindered the natural development of the various sectors within Palestinian society. The Nakba in 1948, the Naksa in 1967, and the Beirut War in 1982, were dramatic events that augmented instability in(...)

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The Short Life of Private Ihsan: Jerusalem 1915

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 16.11.2007:

Salim Tamari

From:

Jerusalem Quarterly

Institute of Jerusalem Studies

Jerusalem

http://www.jerusalemquarterly.org/details.php?cat=4&id=236

The hero of our story is Ihsan Hasan Turjman (1893-1917), an ordinary recruit in the Ottoman military headquarters in Jerusalem.1 His life was short and uneventful, having served as a clerk in the Logistics Dep(...)

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Ramleh 1961 – Zarour, Rantissi & Hazineh families in Ramleh

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 29.10.2007:


Ramleh 1961 - Zarour, Rantissi & Hazineh families in Ramleh.Top centre: Rev. Father Joseph Cremona in black garb. Under the tree, in white, Rev. Father George Rizek. Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BETHLEHEM

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Bethlehem were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 8 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Bethlehem are grouped accordingly up to present times.

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Letter Dheisha from Larissa Shaterian

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 16.08.2007:

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Would the Real Palestinian National Holiday Please Stand Up?

Rumors were flying. What day would it be? On Saturday when the results were not announced, people said with confidence, "It's either Sunday or it's Tuesday."

"Really?" I asked, wanting to be absolutely sure. This period of waiting was killing me almost as much as if I was a Palestinian(...)

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The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 13.08.2007:

The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines, including a Biography of Issa Yaqoub Nasser.

Compiled by: Fayez (Frank) Nasser,

Toronto, Canada.

Email: franknasser@ymail.com or frankfnasser@gmail.com

(NOTE: THIS WORK IS STILL IN PROGRESS, and EDITING IS INCOMPLETE. ANYONE INTERESTED IN GETTING THE DRAFT IN MSWord Format SHOULD CONTACT THE WRITE(...)

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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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2007 Artas Lettuce Festival: Art and Photgraphy Exhibits

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

From the Thirteenth Artas Lettuce Festival Guide

Exhibits

In different nooks and crannies of the Artas Folklore Center complex and other Artas buildings and institutions, you will come across our broad range of exhibits.

A Journey through the Life and Work of Hanna Abdullah Giacaman, Hanna Giacaman Memorial Foundation

Missing from the festival this year in body, bu(...)

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Artas Lettuce Festival 2007: 29 Sheikh Abdel Aziz Al Bukhari

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 06.06.2007:


Taking place at a crossroads of civilizations, the Artas Lettuce Festival is a reminder of the overlay of many religious/ethnic groups who enrich Palestinian society and culture. For example, few Palestinian Muslims making their way to the Aqsa mosque who have read the religious text known as Sahih al Bukh(...)

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