Hisham Sharabi Ph.D. 1927 – 2005

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 25.05.2006:

On January 13, 2005, Dr. Hisham Sharabi died in Beirut, Lebanon. He was 78 years old. Born in Jaffa, Palestine, Dr. Sharabi’s political activism started at an early age. In 1947, Dr. Sharabi graduated from the American University in Beirut with a B.A. in philosophy and joined the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP). The group’s uncompromising determination on the issue of Palestine captiv(...)

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Nebi Rubeen The wedding of sweet water and salt water

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 25.02.2006:

This Week in Palestine

December 2005

By Dr. Salim Tamari The Institute of Jerusalem Stu

The celebration of the festival of the prophet Rubeen (Reuven) along the southern shores of Jaffa has had a rich cultural history. Nebi Rubeen was one of two major celebrations (the other one being Nabi Musa) initiated in the twelfth century by Salah Eddin Al-Ayyubi and his lieutenants(...)

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