Hebron

Inside Abraham Mosque in Hebron

Contributed by National Council For Development NCD on 26.10.2006:


This photo was taken inside the Abraham Mosque, Its a remarkable design and its one of the oldest designs in Hebron. Original Content Creator: Tareq Altamimi

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Hebron It Center

Contributed by National Council For Development NCD on 22.10.2006:


The It Center in Hebron area, check the website http://www.ffkitce.ps/ Original Content Creator: Tareq Altamimi

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Hebron Old City

Contributed by National Council For Development NCD on 21.10.2006:


Hebron Old city General View source HRC

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National Council for Development (NCD)

Contributed by National Council For Development NCD on 21.10.2006:

Website: http://www.nc4d.org

National Council for Development (NCD) is a non-profit, non-governmental and non-political organization, registered by the Palestinian Authority under the No. HB-518-88. NCD is designed to respond to priority Palestinian NGOs needs. NCD is community development based organization working to sustain comprehensive development. NCD give the priority to those w(...)

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The Glass industry in Hebron

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 26.09.2006:

Exquisite dark blue and dark green glassware adorn many Palestinian homes, particularly in the Hebron area, the most famous site for the traditional colorful glass factories. An industry which dates back to the Chinese and ancient Egyptians, this handicraft was first introduced in Palestine during the Roman times. It is currently produced by very few families in Hebron and the secrets of the (...)

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Hebron, the Land Of Culture

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 04.09.2006:

by Fuad Sultan Tamimi

Hebron is the second oldest city in Palestine after Jericho, with a population of about 140,000 citizens. It is a mixture of 5,500 years of Canaanite, Roman and Islamic cultures and histories. The cultural process that began in Hebron in the early ages has left its marked touches and impact on both the people and the land. In Hebron one can find both traditional a(...)

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Religious places in the Hebron region

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 27.06.2006:

Nabi Matta/Nabi Younis/Ein al-Dirweh

These are small, in themselves unspectacular religiously associated places along the Bethlehem-Hebron road. They illustrate how Islam endorses the holy persons of other religions, including Christianity and Judaism. The Nabi Matta Mosque in Beit‘Umar possibly relates to Matthew, the apostle and Gospel writer who according to tradition was buried the(...)

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The Jabber neighbourhood in the old city of Hebron

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 17.06.2006:

Palestinian Cultural Heritage at Risk

The city of Hebron lies approximately 900m above see level and is 30 km south of Jerusalem, on a mountainous area. With a population of more than 120,000 inhabitants, it is considered one of the largest Palestinian cities and is a very important commercial centre for the southern parts of the West Bank. The historic city of Hebron is one of the m(...)

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Hebron, a Success Story

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 09.06.2006:

Some 35 km south of Jerusalem, Hebron, Al-Khalil in Arabic, is a city imbedded in valleys surrounded by green hills and mountains reaching 1,032 metres above sea level, rich with grape vines and olive groves. It is also one of the oldest, continuously inhabited human settlements in the world, dating back to more than 6000 years. The old city, also called Qasaba in Arabic, and the Ibrahimi Mo(...)

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Glassblowing in Hebron

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 04.06.2006:

“Glass blowing was brought to Palestine from Turkey more than 300 hundred years ago by his forefathers, recounts Faris Al-Natsheh of one of the largest Glass and Pottery Factories in Hebron:

“My great grandfather began making rings, bracelets, beads, and a line of medical “Kas Al-Hawa” (meaning Vacuum Glass) used since medieval times for the treatment known as “cupping” to draw pain fr(...)

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