Nasser-Jaar

Fayeq [Mike} Nasser

Contributed by Mary Nasser on 26.07.2007:

Born in Bethlehem March 1945, son of Issa Jacob Nasser & Azizeh Hanna Qanawati. Married to Mary Anton Nasser Al Jaar with 2 daughters Mary Anne & Caroline.

Worked in Kuwait at Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait until 1985. Moved to Canada and worked for The Business Development Bank of Canada [BDC] as the National Manager, Consulting Group. Currently working as a consultant [Certifed Inter(...)

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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

GHANEM

- GHANEM

- ABUGIARADE

- LA’ARAJ

- SULTANEH

- ANTON MARIA

- DACCARAT

- GIAAR (JAAR)

- NASSER

- MIL(...)

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A brief history of Bethlehem

Contributed by Alex Kattan on 18.04.2007:

Bethlehem is a city in Palestine considered a central hub of Palestinian cultural and tourism industries.

It is inhabited by one of the oldest Christian communities but now has a Muslim majority. Christian emigration having accelerated in recent years due to political and economic factors.

The city has great significance for all Christians as it was the birthplace of Jesus. Th(...)

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Jerusalem, Fairuz, and the Moon

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 31.03.2007:

The Radio and the Discourse of Love in Modern Arabic Song

By Dr. Ali and Aida Qleibo

I have always lived my life according to the dictates of the moment. My feelings, my thoughts about my feelings, and my feelings about my thoughts constitute an intricate net in whose context both cause and effect dissolve into each other. In the process, my actions assume a heightened sense of (...)

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The Palestinian National Song A Personal Testimony

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 31.03.2007:

By Rima Tarazi

The history of music has been closely linked to the spoken language since time immemorial. Linguistic intonation and rhythmic patterns influenced the emergence of musical styles and genres within various countries and communities. These patterns became the basis for accompanying the human voice in expressing a variety of human emotions, tribulations and aspirations, refl(...)

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Vera Tamari – artist

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 11.06.2006:

"We Lack the Family Atmosphere These Days"

By Rana Anani

Vera Tamari comes from an artistic family. Her brother Vladimir is a painter, and her sister, Tania Nasser, a singer. They were brought up in a climate of interest in music, literature and visual art. Vera studied fine arts at Beirut Girls College before going on to study ceramics in Florence, supplemented by courses in Br(...)

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Bethlehem history – from 19th century on

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 30.05.2006:

THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY

(see the previous item "Bethlehem History - until 19th century" for the earlier history of Bethlehem)

The 19th century was a time of momentous changes in Bethlehem. The French revolution of the late 18th century promulgated the principles of freedom, equality and fraternity. Napoleon applied them to serve expansionist European wars. Due to the introduct(...)

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