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Bethlehem c1928 – The Bethlehem Business Association in Honduras

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 17.08.2007:


Bethlehem c1928 - The Bethlehem Business Association in Honduras.Front row (seated L to R): 3rd Bishara Handal. 7th Khalil (Carlos) Jaar.Middle row: 1st Emilio Jaar. 2nd Mikhail (Miguel) Tafish. 4th Abraham Andonie. 17th Issa (Jesus) Andonie.Top row: 2nd Carlos Bandak (Abu Jalil). 4th S(...)

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The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 13.08.2007:

The Nasser-Jaar Genealogic Family Tree with Historical Timelines, including a Biography of Issa Yaqoub Nasser.

Compiled by: Fayez (Frank) Nasser,

Toronto, Canada.

Email: franknasser@ymail.com or frankfnasser@gmail.com

(NOTE: THIS WORK IS STILL IN PROGRESS, and EDITING IS INCOMPLETE. ANYONE INTERESTED IN GETTING THE DRAFT IN MSWord Format SHOULD CONTACT THE WRITE(...)

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Mother of Pearl A Traditional Palestinian Craft

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 04.05.2007:

By Saleem Zougbi

Although traditional Palestinian artefacts focus on embroidery and olive wood, mother of pearl artefacts belong to the more skilled domain of handcrafts produced by Palestinians in the Holy Land.

Most sea shells include a certain material that is luminous. These shells are from mollusks such as the green snail, the nautilus and sea-ear - aquatic animal species f(...)

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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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Zoughby’ s Family

Contributed by Miluse Tumova on 10.02.2007:


From the left site: Rana Andonia and her husband Iyad Zoughby, Ghada Igha and her husband Elias Zoughby, Nicolas Zoughby, Ihab Zoughby and his wife Liza Handal, Laurette Zoughby (wife of Nicolas), Usama Zoughby and his wife Mira Giacaman and their son Laith. Children Jalil, Nicolle and George.

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Bethlehem history – from 19th century on

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 30.05.2006:

THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY

(see the previous item "Bethlehem History - until 19th century" for the earlier history of Bethlehem)

The 19th century was a time of momentous changes in Bethlehem. The French revolution of the late 18th century promulgated the principles of freedom, equality and fraternity. Napoleon applied them to serve expansionist European wars. Due to the introduct(...)

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Bethlehem history – until 19th century

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 30.05.2006:

SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF BETHLEHEM

Until 19th century

Although we do not know much about Bethlehem's prehistory, archeological expeditions showed the existence of life in the area of the town some 50,000 years ago. In 1934 excavators in Bethlehem found fossilized bones and ivory including remnants of panthers, elephants, hippopotami, rhinos, giraffes, antelopes as well as(...)

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Hind Orfali El-Ama: Palestinian painter

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 14.05.2006:

Artist of the Month

Hind Orfali El-Ama, who is currently living in Stockholm was born in Bethlehem, Palestine in 1962. She moved to Sweden in 1986, where she studied art for one year at Prisma, Folkhögskolan mkfc in 1999 and for another two years at Folkhögskola Art School in Upplands Väsby.

During her years in Sweden, Hind worked in different schools in the community where she (...)

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New Developments in Palestinian Art

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 25.02.2006:

New Developments in Palestinian Art

By Basil Ayish

This Week in Palestine

January 2005

Palestinian culture, that common thread which is distinctly Palestinian and ties Akka to Gaza to Jericho and everywhere else in between, has many forms. It is the maftoul, mansaf, msakhan, mjudarrah and karshat [popular Palestinian dishes] that we eat. It is the embroidered tho(...)

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