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Women’s stories about health

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 25.10.2013:

This is a series of stories of Palestinian women from the countryside of Bethlehem, taken in 2012. They were written down as part of an AEI project on women's rights. This series focuses on the field of health.

HEALTH

Weak health, many responsibilities

Ibtisam, 40 years, from Artas: “I didn’t complete my education as my family got me out of school when I was in the 6th gr(...)

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Rima Merriman, university teacher

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 22.03.2008:

Where Are You From?

I live in an apartment building adjoining the Arab American University - Jenin (AAUJ) on a hill surrounded by farmland and quiet villages. As I write, the wind outside my leaky windows has been howling for hours, adding to the desolation of the campus. The protracted semester, beset by student and faculty unrest, has finally ended. It is time to take stock and to pl(...)

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Making a Feature Film in Palestine

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 24.01.2008:

By Najwa Najjar

Having literally just finished shooting my first feature film, Al Mor Wa al Rumman (Pomegranates and Myrrh), at the end of last month, I’m no authority on making feature films. But from the experience of the past five weeks and past several years, it became clear that despite all the preparation, persistence, and patience - it’s a gamble.

It all begins with an id(...)

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BEIT JALA

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Beit Jala were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 5 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 Beit Jala are grouped accordingly up to present times.

Many variations in spelling of a particular same name a(...)

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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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