• August 19, 2017
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Articles by Rafique Gangat

  • Learning about antiquities in old Jerusalem
    Aug 18, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Aweidah Gallery in the old city offers a priceless glimpse into a bygone era
  • Digitally enhanced spaces aid Palestinian kids
    Jun 28, 2017 By Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Based in Ramallah, Iris Solutions operates in the field of custom interactive and touch technology
  • A Jerusalem hub for entrepreneurs
    May 17, 2017 By Rafique gangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    A non-governmental organisation helps start-ups in Jerusalem live up to their full potential to achieve growth and success
  • An artist with a cause — and effect
    Apr 19, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Palestinian artist Khaled Hourani has a knack for making bold political statements, regardless of his chosen medium
  • Uzbek Zawiya, keeping a Sufi tradition alive
    Mar 08, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Bukhari family in Jerusalem is staying true to its roots with a combination of heritage and spirituality
  • The best hummus in Palestine
    Jan 25, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Abu Shukri in Jerusalem has been keeping alive a family tradition for almost 70 years, making everything with fresh ingredients
  • A hostel that brings global youth to Palestine
    Dec 28, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Muhab Alami offers his guests an authentic experience of Palestinian culture so as to dispel misconceptions about his homeland
  • 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