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Pre 1948 Palestine. What really happened ?

Contributed by Fuad Salem on 22.05.2007:

What happened to pre Palestine in 1948 ?

' Independent Palestine' began taking shape in Palestine after the fall of the Ottoman Empire.

The political realities of the Middle East in the aftermath of the First World War.

This period saw the Western Allies establishment of new national entities on the ruins of the Ottoman Empire - Palestine, Iraq, Transjordan, Syria, and (...)

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The Palestinian Wedding Practices and Rituals

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 05.01.2007:

By Na’ela Azzam Libbes

Folk weddings, some of which are still practised within our traditional communities, have been inspired by rational and ideological influences that are solidly embedded within Arab social values and mores and conventional beliefs. Weddings are an accumulation of rearing practices and moral ethics among the Arabs, both those living in the East within the confines (...)

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