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Adnan Musallem, interview about sumud

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 10.12.2011:

“SUMUD IS AN INCLUSIVE, COMPREHENSIVE CONCEPT”

Associate professor and former Dean of Arts at Bethlehem University, Dr Adnan Musallam teaches in its Department of Humanities. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in the contemporary history of the Arab world and the Middle East. He has conducted research and published widely on the contemporary history of the (...)

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The Hebronite Spirit of Enterprise

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 01.12.2011:

TWIP December 2011

By Dr. Ali Qleibo

المَالُ وَالبَنُونَ زِينَةُ الحَيَاةِ الد نيَا وَالبَاقِيَاتُ

الصالِحَاتُ خَيرٌ عِندَ رَبِكَ ثَوَابًا وَخَيرٌ أَمَلًا

Wealth and sons are allurements of the life of this world:

But the things that endure, good deeds, are best in the sight of thy Lord, as rewards, and best as (the foundation for) hopes. Al Qur’an, Suret el(...)

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The ‘Palestine Paper Leaks’ and the Sacralization of Jerusalem City Space?

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 28.10.2011:

Autumn 2011,47

Behind The News Full Article PDF

Jerusalem Quarterly

The ‘Palestine Paper Leaks’ and the Sacralization of Jerusalem City Space?

Salim Tamari

Even before the crusades, Jerusalem had an enchanting hold on people’s imagination. Visitors imposed their aspirations, inner anguish, and dreams on what they saw as an eternal sacred city, whereas the w(...)

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Morbid Symptoms: The Omar Yussef Mystery Series

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 28.10.2011:

Autumn 2011,47

Jerusalem Quarterly

Book Reviews Full Article PDF

Morbid Symptoms: The Omar Yussef Mystery Series

Alex Pollock

The Bethlehem Murders by Matt Rees

Atlantic Books, 264 pp, 2006, ISBN 978 1

84354 603 0

The Saladin Murders by Matt Rees

Atlantic Books, 340 pp, 2008, ISBN 978 1

84354 648 1

The Samaritan’s S(...)

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Haganah collecting intelligence about Arab villages (1940s)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 22.05.2011:

Haaretz

Published 11:03 20.05.11

Latest update 11:03 20.05.11

It took a village

In the 1940s, the Haganah collected detailed intelligence information about hundreds of Arab villages and photographed them, in many cases from the ground and also from the air. Only a few dozen of these 'village files' survive in local archives, but their photos constitute a valuable, (...)

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Jad Isaac, biologist and agriculturalist

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 23.09.2010:

This Week in Palestine, August 2010

Jad Isaac was born on 1 August 1947 in Beit Sahour. In 1963, he joined the Faculty of Agriculture at Cairo University and graduated with honours from the Food Science Department in 1968. Upon his return, he worked at the Department of Agriculture as an extension agent in Ramallah until he resigned in 1969 to work as a chemistry teacher in Bethlehem s(...)

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Sumud series: Interview Adnan Musallam

Contributed by Spirit Of Sumud Tourism Program on 29.08.2009:

Interview series about the meaning of “sumud” or steadfastness

Interview with Adnan Musallam

“SUMUD IS AN INCLUSIVE, COMPREHENSIVE CONCEPT”

Associate professor and former Dean of Arts at Bethlehem University, Dr Adnan Musallam teaches in its Department of Humanities. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in the contemporary history of the Arab wo(...)

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Shafiq al-Hout’s Story

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 05.08.2009:

Beiruti in Jaffa, Yafawi in Beirut

Tribute, the electronic intifada, 4 August 2009

http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article10694.shtml

On Sunday, 2 August 2009, the celebrated journalist and founding member of the Palestine Liberation Organization Shafiq al-Hout passed away in Beirut, Lebanon at the age of 77. The following is part of Shafiq's story as told to me as part (...)

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Julia Dabdoub, Aliyya Nusseibeh, Nuzha Darwish, Yasmin Zahran

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 29.03.2009:

Palestinian Women Bright Stars in a Bleak Night

By Ali Qleibo

The Palestinian woman has been discursively constituted as a transcendent victim. On the one hand she is perceived as a valiant freedom fighter against the Israeli chauvinist occupation. From this perspective womens role in the Intifada and the various forms of her resistance of the occupation are highlighted and her (...)

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Fawzy Jiries Nastas, sculpturer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 16.11.2008:

After more than forty years of working and sculpturing, Fawzy Jiries Nastas is an experienced artist whose works can be found throughout the world.

Nastas was born in Bethlehem on 1 July 1948, and inherited his artistic talent from his father and grandfathers who were also famous sculptors and stone carvers. The grandfather of his father, Mr. Ibrahim Nastas, is the artist who designed (...)

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