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Sumud: new book

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 22.02.2012:

SUMUD: Soul of the Palestinian People: Reflections and Experiences

Toine van Teeffelen, with Victoria Biggs and the Sumud Story House in Bethlehem

Arab Educational Institute

Culture and Palestine series

Bethlehem 2012

Two central chapters:

Chapter 5. A living and human ideal

When the word ‘sumud’ began to appear in discussion during the 1970s a(...)

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Challenging the Wall: Toward a Pedagogy of Hope

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 21.02.2008:

Toine van Teeffelen (ed.)

Culture and Palestine Series, Arab Educational Institute,

Bethlehem, 2008



Price: 35 shekel, 7 Euro, or 9 US dollar, without costs shipment

For orders: aei@p-ol.com

Contents:

PART 1: REFLECTIONS

Mary G(...)

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The Ansari Family of the Indian Hospice

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.07.2007:

By Nourjahan Ansari

For nearly seven centuries, the Indian Hospice in Jerusalem has served as a unique and historic destination for Indian pilgrims to the Holy Land. The saga of this Hospice began in the days of the Ottoman Empire when the legendary Sufi saint, Baba Farid of Shakar Ganj, travelled to the Holy Land as a pilgrim. Out of respect for his saintly qualities, the governor all(...)

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Resilience in the Palestinian Occupied Territories (1)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 03.09.2006:

RESILIENCE IN THE PALESTINIAN OCCUPIED TERRITORIES (1)

Toine van Teeffelen, Hania Bitar and Saleem Habash

A focus on resilience is an extremely useful angle for looking at the mental health situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT: the West Bank, Gaza and East-Jerusalem). On the one hand, Palestinians there are dealing with a broad range of adversities and psycholo(...)

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Resilience in the Palestinian Occupied Territories (2)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 26.06.2006:

RESILIENCE IN THE PALESTINIAN OCCUPIED TERRITORIES (2)

Toine van Teeffelen, Hania Bitar and Saleem Habash

THE STORY OF PYALARA

Pyalara was established in 1999, initially with the aim to serve a Palestinian youth audience as a youth media and communications–oriented non-governmental organization. It was an initiative by a group of youth journalists who were determined to g(...)

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Moslem-Christian relations: Hania Bitar

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 06.06.2006:

WAITING FOR GODOT

Interview with Hania Bitar

By Katherine von Schubert, for the Arab Educational Institute

Published in The Jerusalem Times

Hania Bitar is director general of the Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA), an organization based in Ar-Ram and among other things known for its Arabic-English youth paper The Youth Time(...)

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Hania Bitar

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 07.05.2006:

Hania Bitar is secretary general of the Palestinian youth organization Pyalara (Palestinian Youth Organization for Leadership and Rights Activation).

"When the whole story of the Wall started I was somehow dealing with it in disbelief. It was something that was about to happen, but at the time I was pushing it away, or I dealt with it from a journalistic or political point of view. It (...)

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