Mazra’a Qibliyeh

Village of Mazra’a Qibliyeh Welcomes Guests

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The former Mukhtar, Abu Hisham Shreiteh, Mayor, Saeed Shreiteh and members of Zaitouna, a municipality comprising MazraĆ” al Qibliyeh and Shkheidem, welcome guests from the Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Hospitality in Mazra’a Qibliyeh

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Men from Mazra'a Qibliyeh distribute delicious home-made Mussakhen baked in the village taboun oven to visitors from the Arab Educational Institute/Bethlehem, serving as a living example of hospitality, the theme of the trip. All of the fieldtrips of the Arab Educational Institute are designed to help partic(...)

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Zaghagreet in Mazra’a Qibliyeh

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This woman on a trip to Mazra'a Qibliyeh with the Arab Educational Institute/Bethlehem breaks out in a zaghageet, or ululation, accompanied by a traditional type of chant, in which she expresses her happiness. A look at the faces of the other women is all that is needed to see that they feel the same way at (...)

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Village Mosque at Mazra’a al Qibliyeh

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The minaret of the mosque at Mazra'a Qibliyeh makes a lovely focal point in the village and natural landscape. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Pleasing Imperfection in Mazra’a Qibliyeh

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Women from the Arab Educational Institute/Bethlehem encounter women from Mazra'a Qibliyeh in this village house renovated by RIWAQ. One of the charms of such houses is the pleasing irregularities and odd corners, as seen here in the vaulted ceiling. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Women and Children in Mazra’a Qibliyeh

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Women and children draw chairs near to the renovated town square to hear their mayor speak to visitors from the Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Two Children among Artifacts

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These two children dressed in traditional dress enliven the household artifacts surrounding them in this renovated house in Mazra'a Qibliyeh.

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Looking at Embroidery at Mazra’a al Qibliyeh

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These women from the Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem enjoy looking at the embroidery of the women of Mazra'a Qibliyeh. The Women's Union of Mazra'a al Qibliyeh is very active in a variety of areas and has its own special quarters thanks to UNDP. Original Content Creator: Arab Educational Institute

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Learning about the Family History and Heritage of Mazra’a Qibliyeh

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Members of the Arab Educational Institute on a fieldtrip to Mazra'a al Qibliyeh learn about the artifacts and documents gathered by the village's heritage enthusiast. Original Content Creator: Arab Educational Institute

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Circling the Square in Mazra’a al Qibliyeh

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The newly-renovated village square of Mazra'a al Qibliyeh lends itself well to this circle of visitors from the Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem who learn about their host village and the meaning of hospitality and generousity in Islam. Original Content Creator: Arab Educational Institute

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