Sakakini

The ‘Palestine Paper Leaks’ and the Sacralization of Jerusalem City Space?

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 28.10.2011:

Autumn 2011,47

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Jerusalem Quarterly

The ‘Palestine Paper Leaks’ and the Sacralization of Jerusalem City Space?

Salim Tamari

Even before the crusades, Jerusalem had an enchanting hold on people’s imagination. Visitors imposed their aspirations, inner anguish, and dreams on what they saw as an eternal sacred city, whereas the w(...)

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Palestijnse Christenen: Roeping en Oproep

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 21.04.2011:

Palestijnse Christenen: Roeping en Oproep

Toine van Teeffelen

Dit stuk is geschreven n.a.v. een inleiding op de ontmoetingsdag Europese contacten van de Remonstrantse Kerk (Taakgroep Europese Contacten – TEC, Vrede) en de Nederlandse ledengroep van de International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF), op 26 maart 2011 in Bussum.

In dit stuk wil ik een enigszins risk(...)

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Young Women in the City: Mandate Memories

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 27.01.2009:

Ellen Fleischmann

Jerusalem Quarterly File

Fall 1998, Issue 2

Focusing on Jerusalem‘s women provides us with a distinctive lens on the city during this period, illuminating in particular the pressures on and transformations in attitudes about gender which accelerated with the events of 1948, but which have their origins even earlier. These stories reveal rich information,(...)

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Yaboos Productions

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 04.07.2008:

Windows Open to the Wind ... A Heritage Deeply Rooted

By Khaled El-Ghoul

Out of its belief in the richness of diverse and pluralist cultures, Yabous Productions has maintained a strong presence through networking with other cultures. Yabous firmly acknowledges the creative and deeply needed interchange with the world’s cultures based on diversity, pluralism, equality, and mutual(...)

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The Vagabond Café and Jerusalem’s Prince of Idleness

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 03.06.2008:

Salim Tamari

Jerusalem Quarterly

October 2003

Issue 19

The return of Khalil Sakakini from his American sojourn in the autumn of 1908 was an occasion for contemplating the creation of a new kind of cultural space: the literary café; a public meeting place to accommodate his newly-formed circle of literati, the "Party of the Vagabonds" (hizb al-sa'aleek). For Sakakin(...)

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Abdel Mohsin Al-Qattan, founder A.M. Qattan Foundation

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 26.03.2008:

Abdel Mohsin Al-Qattan was born in Jaffa on November 5, 1929. His father Hassan worked as a merchant in Jaffa’s thriving orange trade. His mother, Asma’ Khader, originally from Lyd, was descended from Egyptian parents who had fled the colonial labour camps - set up to build the Suez Canal - and settled in Palestine.

Abdel Mohsin’s father was illiterate, yet both he and his wife Asma’ ((...)

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The End of Ottoman Rule as Seen by a Palestinian Modernist

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 24.01.2008:

Between Jerusalem and Damascus

Adel Manna’

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Jerusalem Quarterly

Issue 22-23

The second volume of Khalil Sakakini’s diaries1 covers the final years of the Arab East’s Ottoman era, just before the four centuries of Ottoman rule (1516-1918) took their final curtain call. Despite the importance of this lengthy era, few studies have been published in Arabi(...)

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The Short Life of Private Ihsan: Jerusalem 1915

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 16.11.2007:

Salim Tamari

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Jerusalem Quarterly

Institute of Jerusalem Studies

Jerusalem

http://www.jerusalemquarterly.org/details.php?cat=4&id=236

The hero of our story is Ihsan Hasan Turjman (1893-1917), an ordinary recruit in the Ottoman military headquarters in Jerusalem.1 His life was short and uneventful, having served as a clerk in the Logistics Dep(...)

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Jumana El-Husseini: painter

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.11.2007:

Jumana El-Husseini is a painter and sculptor who has won many medals and has an extensive international exhibition record. She presently works and lives in Paris.

She was born in Jerusalem in 1932. She left for Beirut, Lebanon in 1948 and soon after she started to study painting, ceramics, and sculpture while majoring in political science at the American University of Beirut and the Be(...)

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Jumana El-Husseini: Painter

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.11.2007:

Jumana El-Husseini is a painter and sculptor who has won many medals and has an extensive international exhibition record. She presently works and lives in Paris.

She was born in Jerusalem in 1932. She left for Beirut, Lebanon in 1948 and soon after she started to study painting, ceramics, and sculpture while majoring in political science at the American University of Beirut and the Be(...)

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