‘Ayn Karim

El Khadr in Ein Karem and Hebron

Contributed by S. Suleiman on 02.06.2008:

The "former" rains having failed during the months of November and December 1906, prayers for rain were offered up in all places of worship, Moslem, Jewish, and Christian. About that time the following tales were circulated at Jerusalem. A woman who had just filled her pitcher, drop by drop, from a scanty spring near Ain Kârim was suddenly accosted by a horseman bearing a long lance, who orde(...)

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Rananculus “Hanoon” Lane

Contributed by Umar Abu El_Barari on 18.08.2007:


Rananculus "Hanoon" Lane in full red bloom in one of the many terraces of Ain Karem. I was overwhelmed by Ain Karem and its natural beauty and all those terraces. Original Content Creator: Umar Abu El Barari

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Al-Jib – Ramallah

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 18.02.2007:

Past the village of Bir Nabala lies the picturesque village of Al-Jib (the biblical Gibeon). The ancient Tell is a rocky hill situated in the midst of a beautiful, intensely cultivated plain. Al-Jib was identified as biblical Gibeon and this was confirmed by the discovery of inscribed jar-handles on the site.

On the southern edge of the village, a path leads to an impressive water pool(...)

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I Can’t Forget My Hometown (Ein Karem)

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 11.03.2006:

Claude Tushieh

Homeland is dear to all of us. I often asked myself questions about my roots. My father used to say that the essence of the present problem is the injustice done to our people in 1948 when over 700,000 people were forced to leave their towns and villages. Encouraged by this and in order to know the facts about the nakba [disaster] in 1948 and its negative repercussions o(...)

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I Can’t Forget My Hometown (Ein Karem)

Contributed by Terra Sancta School For Girls on 11.03.2006:

Claude Tushieh

Homeland is dear to all of us. I often asked myself questions about my roots. My father used to say that the essence of the present problem is the injustice done to our people in 1948 when over 700,000 people were forced to leave their towns and villages. Encouraged by this and in order to know the facts about the nakba [disaster] in 1948 and its negative repercussions o(...)

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