The Discourse of Arabic Religious Music

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 07.10.2011:

Dhikr, Mawlid, and the Praise of God

By Dr. Ali Qleibo


October 2011

“O you who believe! Celebrate the praises of Allah, and do so often; and glorify Him morning and evening.” (The Holy Qur’an 33:41-42)

“Remember me, I shall remember you.” (The Holy Qur’an 2:152)

Religious music overtakes profane reality, imparting life with visionary moments that(...)

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Majd Hajjaj-Rimawi, circus performer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 29.03.2009:

Circus & Grandma

By Majd Youssef Hajjaj-Rimawi

Has your grandmother ever criticized the way you dress, talk, or the things you like doing? Don’t we all love our grandmothers though? I visit my lovely grandmas every once in a while, but it always turns out to be not enough! Anyway, I am not writing here today to talk about grandmothers, but I remember how my grandma once said(...)

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