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Ahava Flashmob

Ahava Flashmob

November 30, 2010 No Comments

The Bathrobes Brigade has contacted numerous Dutch magazines to inform them about the ugly truth of Ahava beauty products and requested that they do not advertise for this product of stolen beauty.

Remembering Home

Remembering Home

November 30, 2010 1 Comment

This year wasn’t my first Thanksgiving abroad, a holiday that is oh-so-North-American that celebrations overseas usually take on a little local flavor. In Kerala, India we were treated to curried barbeque chicken and the most delicious mashed potatoes I may ever taste. I wore a navy blue churidar to that meal. In Dublin, our Irish […]

Palestine 2011

Palestine 2011

November 26, 2010 No Comments

BY JEFF HALPER for Middle East Post Struggling as I have for the past decades to grasp the dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and find ways to get out of this interminable and absolutely superfluous conflict, I have been two-thirds successful. After many years of activism and analysis, I think I have put my finger on […]

Mujadarah: food for the masses

Mujadarah: food for the masses

November 21, 2010 No Comments

This dish is Palestinian comfort food at its best.  It’s great for a big crowd.  I cooked it for two couchsurfers and a friend, and we finished every bite! 1 cup rice 1 cup brown lentils (soaked beforehand) 3 cups water 3 tsp cumin salt and pepper to taste 4 large onions 3 TBSP butter […]

Backpackers in Bethlehem

Backpackers in Bethlehem

November 17, 2010 No Comments

After 15 days living in Bethlehem, I hosted a couple of backpackers for the Eid holiday, Kyle and Kim. Kyle is a guy from Florida with lots of questions. He’s tall with shaggy hair and a resonating voice. He loves coffee. Kim is from Belgium. She’s quiet, short and looked gorgeous even after waking up […]

Olive oil soap: how it’s made and why it’s great

Olive oil soap: how it’s made and why it’s great

November 16, 2010 2 Comments

Ever wonder how olives are turned into olive oil soap, or olive oil for that matter?  Watch this video for a quick tour of an olive oil press and an olive oil soap factory in a small town in northern West Bank. If you live in Chicago, visit the Fair Trade Bazaar at Lake View […]

Photography exhibit of Nablus by kids

Photography exhibit of Nablus by kids

November 16, 2010 No Comments

“I like it because it tells people outside of Palestine that we are good people,” said 14 year old Mujahid who took part in making the movie. “It helps to show that we are not terrorists.” Read the entire article here at Haaretz.

Slowly boiling olive oil, a lesson about religion and 9 hours traveling

Slowly boiling olive oil, a lesson about religion and 9 hours traveling

November 15, 2010 1 Comment

I traveled to Zababdeh, a town in northern West Bank near Jenin, to tour the local olive oil business on the anniversary of Arafat’s death.  As I traveled from Bethlehem to Zababdeh, I passed a long line of buses with Palestinian flags fluttering out the windows, all headed to a commemoration in Ramallah.  After three […]

Zionism is a political agenda says former Zionist

Zionism is a political agenda says former Zionist

November 15, 2010 No Comments

EXCERPT FROM RICH SEIGEL’S WEBSITE: “Several years ago, as I got sick and tired of all the bad news coming from Israel, and caring deeply about it, I decided that I needed to educate myself thoroughly on the subject. I considered myself fairly well-read and well-informed, but I wanted to know everything. So, I began […]

An architectural tour of the Old City in Nablus

An architectural tour of the Old City in Nablus

November 7, 2010 3 Comments

BY: AMJAD M. DWIKAT Amjad is a mechanical engineering student at An Najah University.  This is the first solo video project for Amjad, who is hoping to combine his engineering work with his interests in the media and the environment.  He plans to continue his education after a few years of work.

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Footage of Palestinian refugees from 1950, “Sands of Sorrow”

Watch Sands of Sorrow, a 1950 video about Palestinian refugees created by the Council for Relief of Palestine Arab...

The nature of Palestinian sovereignty

BY: Mkhaimar Abusada for Bitter Lemons The Arab Peace Initiative, which was adopted by the Arab League at its...

AT-TUWANI REPORT: The Dangerous Road to Education. Palestinian Students Suffer Under Settler Violence and Military Negligence

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Bethlehem shepherds, Operation Cast Lead, and a rogue state

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Postcard From Palestine

Published in The Nation Christopher Hayes | October 14, 2010 Hebron The first thing you notice when you drive...

SOUTH HEBRON HILLS: Israeli military demolishes three cisterns and two wells in arid region

CPTnet 17 December 2010 A newsletter written by members of the Christian Peacemaker Teams. SOUTH HEBRON HILLS  On 14...