Safieh

Home for the Elderly in Abu Dis

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.11.2007:

50 Years of Dedicated Service Home for the Elderly at Abu Dis

In the presence of a large number of guests, including consular officials and Muslim and Christian Palestinians, His Beatitude Michel Sabbah, Patriarch of Jerusalem, celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving in which the choir of Jerusalem gave a memorable performance. The date was 23 September last. The occasion a joyous one; to ce(...)

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Bethlehem c1922 – Khalil Atallah Jaar (1842-1959) and his wife Mariam-Safieh (1849-1927), daughter of Ibrahim Nasser

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 25.08.2007:


Bethlehem c1922 - Khalil Atallah Jaar (1842-1959) and his wife Mariam-Safieh (1849-1927), daughter of Ibrahim Nasser.Oil painting done in France on the way to South America. Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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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,

Toronto, Canada.

Email: franknasser@ymail.com or frankfnasser@gmail.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(...)

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Au­then­tic Pal­es­tinian Em­broi­dery

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 23.09.2006:

By: Nuha Muslih

Preface

A main characteristic of Palestinian ethnic art is embroidered costumes worn by women during various ceremonies. This importance does not stem only from the artistic and stylish motifs re­flect೿ed on these pieces but also from the social values, norms and modes that were associated with this type of art before dismantling the Pal­es­tin೿i೿an so­ci­e೿ty i(...)

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Hanna Safieh 1910-1979, photographer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 21.09.2006:

Hanna Safieh was born in Jerusalem in 1910 to a Palestinian Arab family. Shortly after starting work as a photographer, Safieh found employment at the American Colony photography department. This department, one of the earliest photography establishments in Palestine, was founded in 1898 to meet the growing demand for pictures from the Holy Land. It was at the American Colony that Safieh met(...)

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