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Bethlehem 1959 – The traditional Thob & Shatweh also look nice on young girls

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 11.11.2007:


Bethlehem 1959The traditional Bethlehem Thob (dress) and Shatweh (head-dress) also looks nice on a young girl, even though only older married women wore it.For a festive occasion, little Miss Rita Hazineh (later Mrs. Jean Dahdaly) dressed up in the same way that her grandmother did all her life. Or(...)

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Bethlehem late 1800’s – Harvest of the Olive Trees

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 09.11.2007:


Bethlehem late 1800's -Sometime from mid October to the end of November, the annual harvest of the olive trees was a joyfully exciting event for the whole community. Men, women and children participate in gathering the fruits. Schools and shops close for a few days, and everyone young and old gets invol(...)

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Bethlehem c1920 – Jeweller in his humble shop

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 07.11.2007:


Bethlehem c1920 Palestinians in general, and Palestinian women in particular, love to collect and adorn themselves with jewelry. On special occasions, such as weddings and birthdays, it is customary to give the celebrant gold and silver trinkets, including rings, bracelets, anklets and necklaces. Happy(...)

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Ramallah 1968 – Six families form a crowd. Barghout, Bayyouk, Dabbas, Dahdaly, Farr & Za’rour family reunion.

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 04.11.2007:


Ramallah 1968 - When you get six families together, you really get a crowd. This is a photograph of the BARGHOUT, BAYYOUK, DABBAS, DAHDALY, FARR & ZA'ROUR families.1-George Dahdaly 2- ? 3-Joseph Dahdaly 4-Henry Farr 5-Andree Zarour 6-Daoud Farr 7-Julia Dahdaly 8-Zakiyyeh Bayyouk 9-Fayeq Dabba(...)

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Growing Old in Palestine: Gabriel Khano

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.11.2007:

I was born in Palestine during the British Mandate, and one of my early memories is of the Arab General Strike of 1936 - the first of a series to protest the heavy Zionist immigration: my father did not go to work, shops were shut, and my mother had to find groceries and vegetables where she could.

My reaction was that of a typical small boy: I summoned some of my more lively school fr(...)

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Bethlehem – The Bell Tower of the Orthodox Church of Nativity

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 01.11.2007:


The Bell Tower of the Orthodox Church of the Nativity is one of the most known landmarks not only in Bethlehem, but also worldwide. Since ancient times, it appears in drawings, paintings and photographs. Seldom it is featured by itself, but always in connection with the Church. It might be as old as a thous(...)

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Gaza 1967 – ZA’ROUR & AYYAD family reunion

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 31.10.2007:


Gaza 1967 A reunion of the Za'rour & Ayyad families on August 10, 1967 in Gaza.ZAROUR: 1)Andree - husband of Nada(18) 2)Marcel 3)Jack 4)Laurice 6)Henry 7)Jeanne - daughter of Andree & Henriette 9)Marcelle 10)Sofie 11)Carmel 12)Henriette - wife of Andree(1) 16)YAQOUB and(...)

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Ramleh 1959 – Zarour, Dayeh & Hazineh families in Ramleh

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 29.10.2007:


Ramleh 1959 - The Za'rour, Dayeh & Hazineh families in Ramleh Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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Ramleh 1963 – Zarour sisters on Palm Sunday in Ramleh

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 29.10.2007:


Ramleh 1963 - To celebrate Palm Sunday, the Za'rour sisters are on their way to the Church with nephew and niece.L to R: nephew Jack, Carmel, Fleur, niece Jeanne, Germaine & Marcelle. Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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Ramleh 1961 – Zarour, Rantissi & Hazineh families in Ramleh

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 29.10.2007:


Ramleh 1961 - Zarour, Rantissi & Hazineh families in Ramleh.Top centre: Rev. Father Joseph Cremona in black garb. Under the tree, in white, Rev. Father George Rizek. Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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