Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 23.04.2011:
Art, Music & Culture
Epic series "The Promise" dramatizes Palestine, past and present
The Electronic Intifada
15 April 2011
Nothing is guaranteed to arouse passions and stir consciences more than a great film dramatization that shines a light on the truth of an issue in ways that earnest documentaries and studious literature often do not.
Palestinians in Britain
Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 08.03.2008:
By Ghada Karmi
The British Palestinian community constitutes one of the most important of the Palestinian diaspora. This is not because of its size, which is not accurately known as we will see below, but because of its prominence in the professional, journalistic, and political fields; and also for the fact that several major Arabic-language newspapers, for which Palestinians write, a(...)
The Poetic Expression of a Political Man
Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 22.12.2007:
Ibrahim Nasrallah introduces Diwani, a collection of poems by Ahmad Hilmi Abdelbaqi (1882-1963)
This essay was written by poet and novelist Ibrahim Nasrallah as the introduction to Ahmad Hilmi Abdelbaqi’s posthumous collection of poetry entitled Diwani. As the editor of the collection, Nasrallah divides Ahmad Hilmi’s poems i(...)
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.
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
- ANTON MARIA
- GIAAR (JAAR)
In Search of Fatima
Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 17.06.2006:
A Palestinian Story Verso, London, 2002, 451 pages, $26.00
By Ghada Karmi
Ghada Karmi's book tells the dramatic story of her search for personal and political identity. Her family was forced out of their comfortable West Jerusalem home by Jewish attacks meant to rid the area of Palestinians beginning in January 1948. Finally, the infamous Deir Yassin massacre of April 9, 1948 m(...)