Barghouti

Lepers, Lunatics and Saints

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 02.10.2006:

Jerusalem Quarterly File

issue 20, published in Winter 2004

The Nativist Ethnography of Tawfiq Canaan and his Jerusalem Circle

by Salim Tamari

The separation of Arab and Jewish lepers in the Talbieh Leprosarium, during the war of 1948, marked one of those defining moments in the annals of Jerusalem and the Arab-Israeli conflict. It signalled a turning point (...)

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Oral and social history (Palestine included)

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 02.09.2006:

New Jordan Research Institute

Conference on Social and Women’s History

August 16-18, 2005

Amman, Jordan

ORAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY:

PERSPECTIVES ON THE STATE-OF-THE-ART

by

Thomas M. Ricks, Ph.D.

Department of History

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

USA

“History is a process, an argument, and is compos(...)

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El-Fanoun dancers

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 09.07.2006:

When Skill Shines

Two of El-Funoun dancers dazzle audiences in Palestine and beyond

By Omar Barghouti

‘Maher’ is Arabic for skillful. Noora is derived from ‘noor,’ meaning light. When Noora and Maher created their latest dance, Message of the Soul, it was a moment of light shining on skill, producing breathtaking brilliance. With their agility, musicality and movement pre(...)

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