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Hebron will remain an icon

Hebron will remain an icon “Al-Khalil will remain an icon of the resistance to occupation and settlements.” These were the words on one of the placards carried by hundreds of demonstrators in al-Khalil (Hebron) on 26 November. Palestinians marched peacefully from the Russian Orthodox monastery, known locally as al-Maskobiyeh, through the heart of the city. […]

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Occupied Palestine Gathers Its Olives

Occupied Palestine Gathers Its Olives It’s autumn in Palestine. The olive trees – some of them centuries old – stand ready to provide their Palestinian farmers and families another season’s worth of their precious crop. Precious in at least three ways: About 80,000 households depend directly or indirectly on olive tree products, including table olives, […]

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Craftspeople of al-Khalil: An interview with Bader and Zachariah

Craftspeople of al-Khalil: An interview with Bader and Zachariah Bader al-Tamimi’s shop stands at the entrance to the Old City of al-Khalil (Hebron). Bader is always there it seems – a warm, dignified, welcoming presence to tourists, residents of al-Khalil (Hebron), members of human rights groups, and fellow craftspeople alike. Small cups of coffee or […]