Here in Palestine, coffee is a MAJOR part of our life. We drink it first thing in the morning, second thing in the morning, after lunch, whenever people come to visit, at work during meetings, to resolve disputes, at weddings, at funerals…Yep, we pretty much drink it all the time. In Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and […]
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Here in Aida Camp and in fact most of the Arab world, Ramadan is a pivotal occasion which takes place for 30 days of every year. It’s the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and historically commemorates the period when the first verses of the holy Qu’ran were revealed. A Glimpse of Ramadan from […]
Sound recording: Layan Al Azza In the last six months alone, 1,118 Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli soldiers. 90% of these individuals have been imprisoned. It’s an extremely important issue that sadly affects everyone living in Palestine. If they haven’t spent time in jail themselves, their brother, sister, mother, father or cousin has. With […]
In 1948 the year of the Nakba, Afif Gatasha was just six months old. In this recording, he shares the very personal and moving story of his life from then until now. Sound recording: Layan Al Azza
Recently, we received an email from a listener wanting to know what we do in Occupied Palestine in our ‘down time’. Radio Lajee’s Shoroq Asad prepared this report about one particular event that is universally popular here. When you take a listen, you’ll be able to tell immediately that Shoroq is one huge lover of […]