Beit Jala 1962 – SABAT ABU-MOHOR with her children
Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 17.10.2007:
Beit Jala 1962 - SABAT ABU-MOHOR, daughter of Maryam Elias Abu-Mohor who was the Head and Chief Midwife of the Beit-Jala Clinic. SABAT married YA'QOOB JABRA ABU-MOHOR and had 5 children: Samir, Samia, Souhail, Issa, and Anton (vowed and named after St. Anthony).
Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nass(...)
NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BETHLEHEM
Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:
The inhabitants of Bethlehem were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 8 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 Bethlehem are grouped accordingly up to present times.
Bethlehem 1949 – Salesian Boy Scouts camping in Ramallah
Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 03.10.2007:
Salesian Boy Scouts posing for a memorial photo during one of their outings and camping in Ramallah.
Henry Sabat is on the far right, and Fayez Nasser is the trumpeteer.
(Any help in identifying the other Scouts would be much appreciated).
Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / (...)
Bethlehem 1955 – At the annual Damascus International Fair
Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 05.09.2007:
Bethlehem 1955 - At the Annual Damascus International Fair.Left to right: Ibrahim Kattan, Samir Kattan, Issa Sabat, Fayez Nasser.
Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada
Bethlehem 1954 – Graduating class of Terra Sancta College
Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 22.08.2007:
Bethlehem 1954 - Graduating class of Terra Sancta College in front of the Milk Grotto.Front row (L to R): Richard Soudah, ? Kharibeh, Fr. Paulo Mastrangeli, Teacher Hanna Musallam, Musa Mash'al, Abdallah Shamieh, Jack Tabash. Kneeling in centre: Yaqoub Anton Lama.Top row: Elias Sakhel, Michae(...)
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,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.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(...)
Saleem Nasser’ s Family
Contributed by Miluse Tumova on 31.07.2007:
Saleem Nasser (1869-1940), his wife Hanneh (1874-1931), daughter of Hanna Anton Sabat. The oldest daughter Rosa (born 1890), the junger Maria (born 1895), standing next to his mother - Jamil (1903-1955) and small Najeeb (1905-1979).
Interesting highlights on Jerusalem after 1291
Contributed by Prima Soho on 13.06.2007:
(1) Political History
The Latin dominion over Jerusalem really came to an end on 2 October, 1187, when the city opened its gates to Saladin (Yusuf ibn Ayyub, Salah-ed-din, Emir of Egypt, 1169-93); although fragments of the Latin kingdom in Palestine lasted into another century. Frederick II acquired a short possession of Jerusalem itself by treaty later, and the title "King of Jerusale(...)
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
- ANTON MARIA
- GIAAR (JAAR)
Feast days in Jerusalem as they used to be
Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 28.05.2006:
The following are remembrances of Subbi Ghosheh:
One of my friends recently asked me, a tone of blame in his voice, why I had stopped sending cards for various feast days, and why I never seemed to enjoy any of these occasions. I did not deny this, for I have definitely neglected some wonderful traditions since I was forced to leave Jerusalem. I am neither the first nor the last person(...)