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Sumud: new book

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 22.02.2012:

SUMUD: Soul of the Palestinian People: Reflections and Experiences

Toine van Teeffelen, with Victoria Biggs and the Sumud Story House in Bethlehem

Arab Educational Institute

Culture and Palestine series

Bethlehem 2012

Two central chapters:

Chapter 5. A living and human ideal

When the word ‘sumud’ began to appear in discussion during the 1970s a(...)

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Beit Jala Lions: Palestine’s First Rugby Team

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 20.02.2009:

By Paola H. Michael

They are a group of young athletes whose enthusiasm and perseverance are almost contagious. The Beit Jala Lions, formed a year ago, are the first-ever Palestinian rugby team. Rugby? In Palestine? For some here, it’s virtually unknown; for others, it’s considered to be a brutal and rugged game. Rugby in Palestine, however, has managed to develop into a fast-paced gam(...)

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Bethlehem Academy of Music

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 04.07.2008:

Promoting Palestinian and International Cultural Ties through Classical Music Efforts of the Bethlehem Academy of Music

Cultural activities within any society - whether East or West - have a similar purpose: namely to foster a sense of not being alone in this world and to overcome barriers and borders. This serves to enhance the international awareness of humanity and is important for (...)

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William Nicodeme, composer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 07.12.2007:

A Vibrant Soul and Challenging Artist in Jerusalem

One of the major characteristics of life achievements is to be capable of pursuing goals that may sound impossible. Although achievements may be material or intellectual, nevertheless diligence and persistence are the main driving force behind such success, if talent and creativity exist.

William Nicodeme, a pianist, composer, a(...)

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Abdel-Hamid Hamam: A composer and a scholar

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 02.11.2007:

The Second World War was raging in many places in Europe and on other continents, but in the town of Lod, an Arab Palestinian town, a baby was born to a Palestinian family: Abdel-Hamid Hamam. The year was 1943. However, in less than five years, war also came to this peaceful town, and the family fled - like many hundreds of thousands of Palestinians - from a war that tore apart their country (...)

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Artist NADIA HAZBOUN de Canawati – San Pedro Sula, Honduras (2 of 2)

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 21.10.2007:


Nadia (daughter of Maurice Emilio Hazboun & wife of Elias Saleem Canawati) uses a mix of Amerindian and Palestinian motifs to create and decorate her pottery artwork, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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Artist NADIA HAZBOUN de Canawati – San Pedro Sula, Honduras ( 1 of 2)

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 21.10.2007:


Nadia (daughter of Maurice Emilio Hazboun & wife of Elias Saleem Canawati) uses a mix of Amerindian and Palestinian motifs to create and decorate her pottery artwork, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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Amin Nasser, composer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 31.08.2007:

From Schubert to Rachmaninov

Born in Ramleh in 1935, the young Amin Nasser found himself part of a family that cherished music, art, and culture. In 1969 I remember sitting in a hall listening to the late Mousa Nasser (ex-minister in Jordan and one of the early patriarchs of Birzeit College - now Birzeit University) telling many of us young students that “everyone wants to be a ministe(...)

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Khalil Nasser

Contributed by Miluse Tumova on 31.07.2007:


Khalil Nasser, 1842-1916. Father of Saleem and Francis Nasser.

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