Arts

Visual Arts

Tatreez & Tea

Tatreez & Tea

In 2015, Wafa Ghnaim fulfilled her mother's lifelong dream of writing a book titled Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora. Entailing information and visuals of Palestinian embroidery designs and traditions, since her mother had...

INAASH

INAASH

Inaash is a Lebanese registered charity dedicated to preserving Palestinian heritage through embroidery, and to providing work opportunities for women embroiderers. Currently over 350 women are engaged in embroidering its superb products, which include jackets,...

Talking Art with Tala

Talking Art with Tala

Born in 1977 in Beirut, Tala Atrouni found her love for art at a young age. She grew up admiring her father’s skill in calligraphy, poetry and drawings, and would keep herself busy colouring with crayons every chance she got. Despite the lack of formal art training in...

Literary Arts
Balcony on the Moon

Balcony on the Moon

I feel I can't do this book Justice no matter what I say about it. This author has a way with words that captures your heart & imagination. It is seldom that the sequel is as good as its predecessor. Balcony on The Moon is the exception that proves the rule. The...

Tasting the Sky

Tasting the Sky

  This book begins in 1981, when our author’s bus is stopped at the Surda checkpoint between Birzeit and Ramallah. She’s detained for hours along with all the other bus passengers. To calm herself, she goes into a reverie that takes her to her safe-haven, postbox...

Remembering Edward Said

Remembering Edward Said

When Edward Said died of leukemia in 2003 at age 67, obituaries worldwide acknowledged him amongst the foremost literary critics of his generation. He was especially remembered as the most articulate and visible supporter of the Palestinian cause in the US, where it...

Performing Arts

Surrender to Spirit with Nancy

Surrender to Spirit with Nancy

Known to many by her spiritual name Hari Darshan Kaur, Nancy Zabaneh is a Palestinian-Canadian pioneer of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual fitness in the Arab world as well as an active Kundalini Yoga Instructor with the Kundalini Research Institute...

The Golden Harvest

The Golden Harvest

Filmmaker, screenwriter, author and journalist Alia Yunis is a versatile woman with olive oil in her heart. With her writing appearing in the Los Angeles Times, Aramco World and Sauveur among others, she has also been published in numerous anthologies, featuring both...

Talking Movies Reel Palestine

Talking Movies Reel Palestine

Some movies exalt the inane, whilst others help us to transcend looking back in anger and forward in fear, but around in awareness. Reel Palestine, an annual film festival screening independent and alternative Palestinian films in the UAE is definitely in the latter...