Mustafa

“…and he stood steadfast before Goliath.”

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 20.02.2009:

By Mustafa Barghouthi

What is Steadfastness?

When I was asked about Palestinian identity, one idea kept coming to mind. I wondered how this idea would translate into English, and I was told that it would be steadfastness.”

I looked up "steadfast" in the dictionary:

“Marked by firm determination or resolution - not shakeable - of firm convictions and strong resolve;(...)

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Hend, from Al-Walaja near Bethlehem

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 19.05.2008:

WHERE I LIVE ISN’T REALLY OUR VILLAGE

Interview by Jane Toby

The village I come from is called Al-Walaja Village. When I left my village, I was very young: I was only one year and six months old. My sister was 6 years old. We left at night under fire. It was the time of the Nakba.

The Israeli soldiers were shooting at us. My mother carried me in her arms and ran very(...)

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Dancer 4

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 30.03.2008:


Painting by Lamis Khoury,Nazareth born,living in England. She can be reached at khourylamis@yahoo.co.uk. Original Content Creator: Lamis Khoury

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Dancer 3

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 30.03.2008:


Painting by Lamis Khoury,Nazareth born,living in England. She can be reached at khourylamis@yahoo.co.uk. Original Content Creator: Lamis Khoury

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dancer 2

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 30.03.2008:


Painting by Lamis Khoury,Nazareth born,living in England. She can be reached at khourylamis@yahoo.co.uk. Original Content Creator: LamisKhoury

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dancer 1

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 29.03.2008:


Painting by Lamis Khoury,Nazareth born,living in England. She can be reached at khourylamis@yahoo.co.uk. Original Content Creator: Lamis Khoury

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Hanthala and The Olive tree

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 29.03.2008:


Painting by Lamis Khoury,Nazareth born,living in England. She can be reached at khourylamis@yahoo.co.uk. Original Content Creator: Lamis Khoury

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Ghassan Kanafani

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 29.03.2008:


Painting by Lamis Khoury,Nazareth born,living in England. She can be reached at khourylamis@yahoo.co.uk Original Content Creator: Lamis Khoury

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Palestinian chef in exile

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 29.03.2008:

visit www.chefsufian.co.uk

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Siami

Contributed by Sufian Mustafa on 29.03.2008:

Siami is the adjective derived from the verb “to fast”. It describes the Syrian vegetable-eating habit, which is a continuation of Christian fasting traditions that forbid the consumption of animal products during certain periods.

More than ninety percent of the Palestinian diet is made up of vegetables: stuffed, rolled or sautéed. Stuffing vegetables is a Palestinian art. It includes (...)

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