The Eastern Airways Company Ltd.

Contributed by Nasif Masad on 22.02.2008:

The Eastern Airways Company Ltd. The Nominal Capital was 100,000 Palestinian Pounds While the Registered Capital of the Company was 73,750 Palestinian Pounds President: Costandi Salameh Vice President Haj Abdelrahim El Tamimi Shukri Deeb &Sons Ltd. Orient Financial Investment Company Ltd. Charl (...)

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Mai Masri, filmmaker

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 09.01.2008:

Transcending Boundaries

By Mai Masri

For Palestinian filmmakers like myself, cinema has become a way of re-creating Palestine and making sense of our uprooted lives and disrupted narratives. I believe that all Palestinians have an “imaginary” Palestine in their heads that they construct like a film and watch over and over. It is what safeguards their identity and gives them the (...)

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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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Bethlehem c1920 – Wedding of Saba Al-Masri Shahin of Peru to Msarra Rock Shahin

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 22.08.2007:

Bethlehem c1920 - Wedding of Saba Al-Masri Shahin of Peru to Msarra Rock Shahin of Bethlehem, in front of the Church of Nativity. Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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Munib R. Masri, entrepreneur and minister

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 05.03.2007:

In 1952, Munib R. Masri (MRM) walked down the plank and off the boat that brought him from Nablus via Beirut and Jabal Tarek to New York. On the way, the small boat, the Khedewi Ismaeel, stopped off at two or three Mediterranean cities where MRM saw first-hand the scars of World War II in Genoa and Marseille. He was seasick during the journey and wished he had never left his beloved Nablus. H(...)

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An Najah University in Nablous

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 05.03.2007:

Education in Nablus

By Dr. Nabil Alawi

Nablus is one of the Palestinian cities that has made education a top priority since the early part of the twentieth century. In 1918, An-Najah School, the mother institution of the present An-Najah National University, was established and in 1941, the school was promoted to a college with a programme that led to a secondary-school diploma.(...)

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In the Spotlight: Nablus Culture

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 05.03.2007:

By Sami Hammad

What can be said of cultural life in Nablus? Is it possible for culture and military occupation to exist side by side? How can we define culture? Is it part of the arts as are music, theatre, and literature? Is it a set of habits and traditions? Or is it a form of heritage as architecture or food? Can we separate culture from education? Is it possible to view culture as (...)

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Abu Akleh and Bandak Family

Contributed by Miluse Tumova on 28.02.2007:

From the left site: Elias Abu Akleh, his wife Judith Bandak - Abu Akleh, their son Francis, Jiries Bandak with his son Khader, Samir Bandak and his wife Rula Masri - Bandak, Rani Qumsieh and his wife Claude Abu Akleh - Qumsieh

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Wedding of Elen Masri and Ibrahim Bandak

Contributed by Miluse Tumova on 16.02.2007:

Bethlehem, 1960.

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Victor Giacaman’ s family

Contributed by Teddy Giacaman on 22.01.2007:

Victor Giacaman (born in 1961), his wife Mirvette Al Masri (born in 1969) and their daughters Daisy (born 1990), Debbie (born 1993), Dolly (born 1994) and Arlen (born 2002). The picture was taken on 24.12.2006 by Mila. Original Content Creator: Mila

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