Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 29.05.2012:
By Dr. Abdelfattah Abusrour
This Week in Palestine
I was born Palestinian, and I don’t want to do anything to change this.
I was born in a refugee camp, in my own country, and there is nothing I can do about it.
I was born under occupation, and I will do everything possible or impossible to change this.
The culture and history of nations is p(...)
Wasif Jawhariyyeh: diary book
Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 20.06.2006:
A Colourful Personality of a Bygone Era
The recent publication of the Jawhariyyeh memoirs on Ottoman Jerusalem is an occasion to highlight the life of an eccentric and profoundly original citizen of the Holy City. Wasif Jawhariyyeh (1898-1972) was one of Jerusalem's most illustrious citizens: composer, oud player, poet, and chronicler. Jawhariyyeh's memoirs span a period of sixty year(...)
Bethlehem: Moslem-Christian living together
Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 18.05.2006:
The land of Palestine is inhabited by a majority of Moslems who, like the Christians and the Jews, venerate many of the patriarchs and prophets of the Old Testament, and who also feel a special relationship with Bethlehem as the birthplace of the Prophet Jesus (or 'Isa in Arabic). Of all the Christian saints, Moslems venerate especially Mary, the mother of Jesus, to whom a full sura (chapter (...)