Mazra’a Qibliyeh

Enjoying Nature at Mazra’a Qibliyeh

Contributed by Paltour News on 14.03.2006:


These adults from the parents group of the Arab Educational Institute in Bethlehem enjoy reconnecting with nature and seeing a different part of Palestine, increasingly difficult under the current circumstances. Original Content Creator: Arab Educational Institute

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Bethlehem Children Playing in Mazra’a Qibliyeh Orchard

Contributed by Paltour News on 14.03.2006:


These Bethlehem children enjoyed their trip to Mazra'a Al Qibliyeh as much as their parents did thanks to the forsight of the Arab Educational Institute who organized the trip and provided them with their own bus and activity leader Original Content Creator: Arab Educational Institute

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Domestic Tourism: Mazra’a Qibliyeh Heritage and Tourism Center Offers Rural Hospitality to Seventy-four Palestinians from the Arab Educational Institute/Bethlehem

Contributed by Paltour News on 14.03.2006:

By Leyla Zuaiter

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On Sunday, December 4, the new Heritage and Tourism Center of the village of Mazra’a al Qibliyeh welcomed its first two bus-loads of guests. These consisted of seventy-four Palestinians from the women’s, parents’ and children’s groups of the Arab Educational Institute-Open Windows (AEI) from Bethlehem. Out for a day of spiritual and physic(...)

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Mazraa Al Qibliyeh

Contributed by Mazraa Heritage on 02.03.2006:

Less than five minutes from Bir Zeit University, the village of Mazra’a al Qiblieyeh, whose center was recently restored by RIWAQ, has much to offer for Palestinians and foreign visitors of all ages.Custom tours, encounters and exchanges with village's heritage, women and youth groups; opportunities to experience authentic Palestinian village life through

recently-restored Palestinian(...)

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Young Girls in their Thobs set against Renovated Stone Buildings.

Contributed by Mazraa Heritage on 02.03.2006:


The youth and beauty of these young ladies from Mazraa al Qibliyeh are set off to advantange by their richly embroidered thobs. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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City Boy Communing with Nature

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 05.02.2006:


This youngster is enjoying a moment of solitude in the spectacular nature surrounding Mazraa al Qibliyeh Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Buried Arab Village near Mazraá al Qibliyeh

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Just outside the village of Mazraá al Qibliyeh lies an older apparently abandoned Arab village now almost completely buried. Villagers still find coins from various periods here. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Cooking Dinner at the Taboun

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Aromas from the traditional taboun oven, still in daily use in the village of Mazraá al Qibliyeh, wind their way down the picturesque alleyways. The women of Mazraá al Qibliyeh will happily prepare visitors a taboun-cooked meal at their request. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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Khabiyeh

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


Some of the items collected by a village heritage enthusiast are pleasingly set off in these Khabiyehs, a combination wall-partition and storage bin once used for grain and other staples. These were poured in from the irregular openings at the top and taken out from a stoppered opening at the bottom. Origin(...)

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Children of Mazraá Al Qibliyeh Dressed Up for Guests

Contributed by Leyla Zuaiter on 02.02.2006:


The children of Mazraa al Qibliyeh dressed up for their guests from the Arab Educational Institute-Open Windows in Bethlehem, the first tourists since their village core was renovated. Original Content Creator: Leyla Zuaiter

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