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Families in Beit Ummar

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.11.2007:

Beit Ummar: Where Dreams Come True Aging with Dignity in Palestinian Villages

By Dr. Ali Qleibo

As the road meanders among the grape vineyards of the Hebron Mountains, and past el-Arrub Refugee Camp, Beit Ummar straddles the gently sloping mountain. The village, known in the Bible as Maarath, is surrounded by its orchards that are famous for apples, plums, cherries, grapes, and (...)

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THE ORIGINAL PEOPLE OF BETHLEHEM CONSIST OF SIX LARGE FAMILIES

Contributed by Alex Kattan on 04.05.2007:

Any errors or omissions, in the information below, are not intended.

Corrections are welcome.

Remember : Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

1 ) FARAHIYEH

GHANEM

- GHANEM

- ABUGIARADE

- LA’ARAJ

- SULTANEH

- ANTON MARIA

- DACCARAT

- GIAAR (JAAR)

- NASSER

- MIL(...)

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Privacy and Love in Palestinian Villages

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 05.01.2007:

Intimacy and the Other: By Dr. Ali Qleibo

The discourse of silence is constitutive of Palestinian individual identity. Discretion, knowing when to speak and when to observe silence, underlies the conscious awareness of the barriers between the private and the public. Nevertheless, the systemically suppressed discourse exerts a constraining outline on social interaction. In fact, social(...)

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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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