• December 3, 2016
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Articles by Rafique Gangat

  • Jerusalem’s Moroccan Quarter
    Nov 23, 2016 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Set up in the 15th century, this historical area in the Old City became a melting pot of cultures until it was razed in 1967
  • How a woman is helping Palestinian artists
    Oct 19, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Semifinalist on ‘The Queen’, Rawan Al Asaad, tries to bridge the gap between art and society
  • Helping Palestine, the fair trade way
    Sep 22, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Based in Jerusalem, Sunbula provides marketing and capacity-building support to the craftspersons of the region
  • Offering Jerusalem’s diversity to tourists
    Jul 13, 2016 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Nablus Road Open Days aims to reclaim the historic heart of the city and hopes to bring back tourists lost to occupation
  • A helping hand for frustrated Palestinian youth
    Jun 15, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Rami Naser Eddin has been helping youngsters in Occupied Jerusalem through positive actions and trying to build a sense of unity among them
  • The key to coexistence in Occupied Jerusalem
    May 04, 2016 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    A Muslim family has been the custodian of the key to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre since Sultan Salahuddin designated them its protectors
  • Hind Husseini’s dream lives on
    Apr 06, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Started as a school for orphans amid the Palestinian tragedy, Dar Al Tifel now encompasses a college, a museum and a cultural centre
  • In Nablus, a culinary social enterprise
    Jan 27, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    A social-cultural centre run by women, Bait Al Karama aims to support the economic needs of women struggling with the aftermath of occupation
  • Palestinian girl brings greeting cards back
    Oct 21, 2015 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Maysa Al Shaer and her sisters started the Loz Project to revive the dying art, with a focus on Palestine’s rich culture and food
  • Memorable walks through Palestine
    Aug 19, 2015 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Foreigners have discovered the joys of hiking through the terrain and experiencing the land’s beauty
  • Ramadan spirit in the Old City
    Jul 11, 2015 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    The many transformations of Occupied Jerusalem during the holy month
  • This Week in Palestine keeps hope alive for many
    Jun 24, 2015 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The monthly publication has witnessed several upheavals in its 16 years but it has stayed true to its promise, and its identity
  • A cultural space in the heart of Jerusalem
    May 20, 2015 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    An erstwhile tile factory has been transformed into an art centre to spur creativity and tell untold Palestinian stories
  • A bookshop that is a pillar of resistance
    May 11, 2015 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Muna family is using literature to educate a new generation of Palestinians and foreigners
  • Football unites communities under occupation
    Feb 18, 2015 By Rafique Gangat Special to Weekend Review
    Border Village League increases interaction between Palestine’s ‘seam line’ villages
  • A visual culture to strengthen identity
    Dec 31, 2014 By Rafique Gangat Special to Weekend Review
    Al Hoash is countering the “judiasation” of occupied Jerusalem by employing art to support civil disobedience and resistance