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Palestinians in the Diaspora

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 03.11.2011:

A Story of Existence

By Mohammed A.K. Owaineh

TWIP November 2011

As a young child, I saw Palestinians in the diaspora as merely numbers I learned about in my “national education” books, a subject of discussion that my father and older brothers used to have, or, as I recall, videos of the massacres of Sabra and Shatila camps in Lebanon that were shown on TV. These were the(...)

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Juan (Hanna) Michael Canahuati, entrepreneur

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 01.11.2011:

By George Al Ama and Nada Atrash

TWIP November 2011

Although, according to unofficial statistics, the Arab population in Honduras (most of which are of Palestinian origin) does not exceed 3 per cent of the six million inhabitants, they have contributed enormously to the economy, politics, and culture in their new country. To mention a few, the previous president, Carlos Roberto (...)

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Future Movements: Jerusalem

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 11.09.2010:

Future Movements

TWIP September 2010

City States: Jerusalem

(City States is a strand of the 2010 Liverpool Biennial’s international exhibition.)

Exhibition dates: 18 September to 28 November 2010

Curated by Samar Martha

Organised by ArtSchool Palestine

Location: Contemporary Urban Centre (Ground Floor space), 41-51 Greenland Street, Liverpool L(...)

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Palestinian Video Art

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.01.2010:

By Samar Martha

There are many topics that come to mind when writing about Palestinian video art, such as the emergence of the medium and its relation to the international video art movement; the political, social, and economic factors that influenced its development and content; the art movements that have influenced Palestinian video art production, such as pop art, body art, Arte Po(...)

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The Arabs of Honduras

Contributed by Pat Samour on 22.09.2008:

Sent to me by my aunt, who lives in Honduras.

Commemorating Honduras' Independence: The Arabs of Honduras

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Although there are no official statistics, it's generally agreed that between 150,000 and 200,000 of Honduras' six million inhabitants are of Arab descent, and of these, the great majority are Palestinian. No other country in the Weste(...)

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Bethlehem 1957- Weddings of Shafiq Handal & Lily Masrieh, and Kamal Handal & Evelin Al-Ghazzawi

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 17.03.2008:


Bethlehem 1957, December 22 A double wedding for two Handal brothers.On right: Shafiq Daoud Handal & Lily Jiries Masrieh. On left: Kamal Daoud Handal & Evelin Ibrahim Al-Ghazzawi Original Content Creator: Mary Masrieh Elali, Natal, Brazil

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BEIT JALA

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Beit Jala were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 5 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Beit Jala are grouped accordingly up to present times.

Many variations in spelling of a particular same name a(...)

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BETHLEHEM

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Bethlehem were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 8 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Bethlehem are grouped accordingly up to present times.

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Badrans: A Century of Tradition and Innovation

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 03.10.2007:

By Salwa Mikdadi

In the early 1900s one could name several Palestinian families known for their artistic skills. Among the families whose names were coupled with traditional Palestinian art forms were the Bishara family (mother of pearl), the Qazaz family (glassblowers), and the Nustas family (sculptors). The Badran family’s unique legacy lies in its passion to preserve traditions and (...)

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Jose (Youssef) Jorge Siman – San Salvador

Contributed by Prima Soho on 02.10.2007:

Jose (Youssef) Jorge Siman - San Salvador

International observers at the recent, heated elections in the Central American nation of El Salvador might have been surprised to discover amid the violent political polarization, a curious similarity between its two presidential candidates: both are Palestinian. Tony Saca, a hard-line capitalist with strong American ties, and Schafik Handal(...)

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