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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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How To Make Knafe

We think that Knafe is easily one of the most delicious desserts in all the world so we are very proud that it is also Palestinian. When we were in Nablus, the home of Knafe, we went to Al-Bashir sweet shop on El-Hessbe street to see how it was done. Enjoy the video and sahtain […]

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A huge fan of weddings, Radio Lajee’s Sabreen Asad explores some of the unique Palestinian traditions that make these special days such memorable occasions. Featuring recordings of folkloric songs used to celebrate the many different rituals accompanying the union, Sabreen’s story is a must for romantics and lovers of music alike.

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Radio Lajee’s own “celebrity chef”, Amal Abu Srour, returns with another mouthwatering dish that you can prepare at home. This time, it’s a Palestinian classic – maqlouba.

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Click Here To Show TranscriptMarhabba again, welcome back! Today I will make for you Maqlouba – Maqlouba is the most popular dish here in Palestine. Maqlouba in […]

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Understandably the Palestinians living in the West Bank have been tremendously affected by the war in Gaza. Everyday here, huge numbers of Palestinians attend demonstrations and candlelight vigils, to voice their disgust and immense sadness about what is happening to their countrymen. The youth of Aida camp are no exception. Here’s what some of them […]

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Move over Jamie Oliver, Radio Lajee now has its very own celebrity chef! Meet 23-year old Amal Abu Srour, a trainee human rights lawyer with a keen passion for cooking and an uncanny knack of preparing delicious Palestinian dishes time and time again. In this, her first podcast, Amal teaches us how to make the […]

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A DAY IN THE LIFE by Saja Ajarma

Like all teenagers, 14 year old Saja Ajarma, is concerned about how other people perceive her. Specifically the western world…She wants people to understand that she, like all of her friends, are normal kids – with the same past times, dreams and interests, as other youth living outside of the West Bank. That is why […]

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WHY I DANCE by Miras Al Azzeh

Ahlan wa sahlan! Welcome to the first Radio Lajee program. For our first edition, 14 year old Miras Al Azzeh has prepared a special story about the traditional Palestinian dance, Dabke.

In it, he talks about what Dabke means to the Palestinian people and to him personally. He also interviews a Dabke teacher at the Centre, some of the young performers, and his own grandfather who reminisces about Dabke in the days before Occupation.

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Salaam! Welcome to Radiolajee.com, the home of a unique series of podcasts created by an eclectic (and enthusiastic) team of Palestinian refugees aged between 10 and 22 years. You’ll notice that at present, there’s actually nothing here for you to listen to… Why? Well, as Karen Carpenter once whinnied, this podcasting project has “only just […]

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