Tafesh

Beautiful Resistance

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 29.05.2012:

By Dr. Abdelfattah Abusrour

This Week in Palestine

May 2012

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(...)

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Bethlehem 1959 – Mini-reunion of the Canawati, Tafesh, Hazboun, & Nasser families

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 18.10.2007:


Bethlehem 1959 - An Extended Family mini-reunion of the CANAWATI, TAFESH (Bandak), HAZBOUN and NASSER families.Top row L to R: 1)Katrina, wife of Mattia Tafesh 2)Miladeh, wife of Saleh Hazboun 3)Elias Hanna Mitri Canawati 4)Karimeh, wife of Elias Hanna Canawati 5)Nasri Tafesh, future husband of(...)

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NAMES OF THE FAMILIES OF BETHLEHEM

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 14.10.2007:

The inhabitants of Bethlehem were, since ancient times, and still are, divided into 8 clans (Harat).

Each clan (Hara) consists of a group of families, some of which are original inhabitants and others who chose to join a particular clan. The voting or electoral rolls of Bethlehem are grouped accordingly up to present times.

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THE ORIGINAL PEOPLE OF BETHLEHEM CONSIST OF SIX LARGE FAMILIES

Contributed by Alex Kattan on 04.05.2007:

Any errors or omissions, in the information below, are not intended.

Corrections are welcome.

Remember : Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

1 ) FARAHIYEH

GHANEM

- GHANEM

- ABUGIARADE

- LA’ARAJ

- SULTANEH

- ANTON MARIA

- DACCARAT

- GIAAR (JAAR)

- NASSER

- MIL(...)

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The Evolution of the Palestinian Kitchen

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 09.12.2006:

Modernity and Authenticity:Modernity and Authenticity: The Evolution of the Palestinian Kitchen

By Dr. Ali Qleibo

‘Identity’ is a highly elusive, transient, and ephemeral concept. ‘Who Am I’, ‘Where do I come from?’ is a narrative historic reconstruction of the self. On the collective level, the quest for identity is a highly complex discourse composed of an infinite number of c(...)

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