Jubran

Samia Totah, business woman

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 29.03.2009:

Women in IT

By Samia Jubran Totah

It is not common in one’s life to have the opportunity of accepting a regional award. But when my company’s name and my company’s product were called to receive an award in an Arab Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) conference for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries in Beirut last November, I never felt more reward(...)

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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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Francis Nasser’ s Family

Contributed by Miluse Tumova on 31.07.2007:


Francis Nasser (1872-1917), his wife Rahme (1878-1935), daughter of Issa Dahoud Schwemeh, the oldest son Khalil (1897-1945), left from his father - son Shukri (1901-1944), sons Nasser (born 1903), Ibrahim (1905-1942) and Jubran (born 1908).

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Extended Families of Beit Sahour

Contributed by Turathuna Bethlehem University on 23.01.2007:

Christian Extended Families:

-Al-Qazaha Extended Family:

In 1975 the number of its members was 2589. In includes the families of Al-Qassis, Qumsiyyah, Abu Farhah, Musallam, Rishmawi, Al-Khury, Nasr, 'Issa Zakhariyyah, Hanunah, Ishaq, Farah, Abu 'Aitah Al-Khury, Hilal, Al-Atrash, Al-Yatim.

-Al-Marashdah Extended Family:

The number of its members is 2589. It i(...)

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Popular and Fusion Music

Contributed by Turathuna Bethlehem University on 03.10.2006:

As the day-to-day experiences of Palestinians became more involved in the politics of resistance, so changed the musical output of the people. Artists began to sing about the day-to-day hardships of life under occupation and the dream of statehood. In the aftermath of the 1967 tragedy, a young Palestinian oud player and composer by the name of Mustafa al-Kurd inflamed peoples' (...)

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Wasif Jawhariyyeh: diary book

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 20.06.2006:

A Colourful Personality of a Bygone Era

The recent publication of the Jawhariyyeh memoirs on Ottoman Jerusalem is an occasion to highlight the life of an eccentric and profoundly original citizen of the Holy City. Wasif Jawhariyyeh (1898-1972) was one of Jerusalem's most illustrious citizens: composer, oud player, poet, and chronicler. Jawhariyyeh's memoirs span a period of sixty year(...)

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