Nasser-Jaar

Communicating Palestine Through Tourism

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 28.03.2009:

Communicating Palestine Through Tourism: The Strategic Role of the Palestinian Family

Toine van Teeffelen

Paper for Inash al-Usra conference on the “The Role and the Future of the Palestinian Family", El-Bireh, 20-22/3/2009

Introduction

Some 20 years ago, I conducted a study about the image of Palestine and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in popular literature in (...)

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Dahoud Tawfiq Nasser, tile designer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 16.11.2008:

Taybeh Antique Floor Tiles

By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D.

In this new millennium where it has become more economical to produce machine-made tiles, someone is bringing back the tradition of handcrafted coloured tiles. Among the new local products this fall at the Taybeh Oktoberfest - the annual village festival that aims to promote local products - were the unique floor tiles handcr(...)

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Some Personal Recollections: Sixty Years Since 1948

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 06.06.2008:

Dr. Bernard Sabella

From: mailing DSPR, Dr Sabella

Jerusalem

June 5th 2008

Often visitors to Palestine from abroad ask about personal stories to reflect on the realities and experiences of Palestinians living amidst an apparently interminable conflict. I usually hesitate to refer to my personal story, the story of my family because it carries such emotions and brin(...)

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Sports History in Palestine

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.05.2008:

By Wassef Daher

I was almost seven when my uncle started to take me to watch the Palestinian football matches at the YMCA field in West Jerusalem. That was before 1948. Compared to other Arab countries, Palestine was ranked fairly high at that time. Football was the main attraction for a significant number of Palestinians. I still remember the names of the prominent players: Jabra Al Z(...)

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Life in Beit Sahour: Jaela Andoni’s Story

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 19.05.2008:

Interview series Anne Gough

"This land is the skin on my bones" – Mahmoud Darwish

Life in Beit Sahour

Nakba

I was born on May 12, 1948 in Beit Sahour. My farther came from Jerusalem that day, where he was working, and there had been many clashes around the city. The British army was withdrawing and the Israelis were taking over. My father finally arrived home to(...)

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Bethlehem, Palestine Twin City with Natal, Brazil

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 18.03.2008:


Bethlehem, Palestine & Natal Brazil 1999.A panel by the artist Dorian Gray Caldas, decorates the entrance to the Piramide Palace Hotel in Natal, Brazil, to commemorate the fraternal ties between the two cities.The City of Natal in northern Brazil was founded on Christmas Day, December 25, 1599. (...)

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Bethlehem 1999 – Bethlehem, Palestine Twin City with Natal, Brazil

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 18.03.2008:


Bethlehem, Palestine & Natal Brazil 1999.The City of Natal in northern Brazil was founded on Christmas Day, December 25, 1599. Natal in portuguese means Christmas, and it was on that special day in 1599 that the portuguese colonists decided that the most appropriate name for their new city would be (...)

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Nasser Soumi, painter and installation artist

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 12.02.2008:

Nasser Soumi was born in Palestine in 1948. He studied art at the National School of Fine Arts in Damascus, Syria, from1971 to 1977, continuing his studies at the National School of Fine Arts in Paris France, from 1980 to 1982.

Soumi is a painter and primarily an installation artist. He transforms a variety of ordinary materials into works of art. His work is an assembling of "eclectic(...)

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