Jerusalem

Margery Kempe in the Holy Land- c. 1438

Contributed by S. Suleiman on 09.06.2008:

[Margery Kempe, an English mystic, is on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and has just arrived in Jaffa. Her frequent crying has so irritated her fellow pilgrims that they abandon her whenever they can. Taken from chapters 28-30 of The Book of Margery Kempe. The following is in the original Middle English as transcribed on http://www.lib.rochester.edu/camelot/teams/kemp1frm.htm

The 'tempy(...)

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Sign of weakness

Contributed by John Dieck on 06.06.2008:


The great walls of China, Rome, and the Soviet Union were the result of fundamental weakness and were harbingers of the empires' demise.

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Some Personal Recollections: Sixty Years Since 1948

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 06.06.2008:

Dr. Bernard Sabella

From: mailing DSPR, Dr Sabella

Jerusalem

June 5th 2008

Often visitors to Palestine from abroad ask about personal stories to reflect on the realities and experiences of Palestinians living amidst an apparently interminable conflict. I usually hesitate to refer to my personal story, the story of my family because it carries such emotions and brin(...)

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In Their Image: Jerusalem in European Travel Writings

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 03.06.2008:

Issam Nassar

Jerusalem Quarterly

October 2003

Issue 19

I propose to discourse here, for a little while, on a body of men whose works form a staple ingredient in the supply of literary food consumed by our friend the "reading public." Every now and then a young gentleman returns from Greece or Egypt, with a beard and an M.S. In a week or two, the new journal of Trav(...)

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The Vagabond Café and Jerusalem’s Prince of Idleness

Contributed by Jerusalem Quarterly on 03.06.2008:

Salim Tamari

Jerusalem Quarterly

October 2003

Issue 19

The return of Khalil Sakakini from his American sojourn in the autumn of 1908 was an occasion for contemplating the creation of a new kind of cultural space: the literary café; a public meeting place to accommodate his newly-formed circle of literati, the "Party of the Vagabonds" (hizb al-sa'aleek). For Sakakin(...)

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From Humble Beginnings… The East Jerusalem YMCA

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 30.05.2008:

By Michel W. Asfour

The East Jerusalem YMCA (EJ-YMCA) is known as the warm and friendly place for Palestinian sports and youth work in the West Bank. Many sports leaders, players, and sports fans often used to stop at the YMCA before or after visiting the holy places or their families and friends, when access to Jerusalem was permitted. Even with today’s reality, the YMCA remains Jerus(...)

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Ordinary Shares certificate, Eastern Airways-1947

Contributed by Nasif Masad on 23.02.2008:


Ordinary Shares certificate, Eastern Airways Ltd.-1947 Shares holder: Ellengo Mass'ad number of Shares: 300 Registration date: March 26, 1947 Original Content Creator: Nasif Masad

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The Eastern Airways Company Ltd.

Contributed by Nasif Masad on 22.02.2008:


The Eastern Airways Company Ltd. The Nominal Capital was 100,000 Palestinian Pounds While the Registered Capital of the Company was 73,750 Palestinian Pounds President: Costandi Salameh Vice President Haj Abdelrahim El Tamimi Shukri Deeb &Sons Ltd. Orient Financial Investment Company Ltd. Charl (...)

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Profit and Loss St. of The Eastern Airways Ltd- Al-Quds

Contributed by Nasif Masad on 22.02.2008:


Profit and Loss Statement of The Eastern Airways Ltd. Al Quds, for the period ended on March 31, 1945 Signed by the Accounting Auditors Khader and Associates Original Content Creator: Nasif Masad

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Old land plan dated …. August 1909

Contributed by Nasif Masad on 11.02.2008:


A land plan scetched by a planner Pascal Serofim in Jerusalem in August 1909, this land is located in Baca'a neighbourhood, one of the neighbours of this land is, Mr. Khalil el Sahhar, a well known man from Jerusalem at that time. Original Content Creator: Nasif Masad

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