Palestinian civil society organizations, undersigned, firmly condemn and reject the recent statement made by the EU Commission President, celebrating Israel's "Independence" day while employing racist anti-Palestinian rhetoric and disregarding Palestinian history and the Nakba atrocities. These remarks deviate from fundamental political and diplomatic principles and shamelessly favor the occupying state, which perpetuates persecution, aggression, and state terrorism against the Palestinian people.
Explore the enchanting Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town, where local limestone beautifully shapes the architecture. This UNESCO World Heritage site, dating back to the Mamluk period (1250-1517), offers a captivating glimpse into the past.
At the heart of the town lies Al-Ibrahimi Mosque, also known as the Tomb of the Patriarchs. This sacred compound, built in the 1st century AD, safeguards the tombs of Abraham/Ibrahim and his family. It has become a revered pilgrimage site for followers of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
The art of traditional embroidery is widespread in Palestine. Originally made and worn in rural areas, the practice is now common in all of Palestine and among members of the diaspora. Women’s village clothing usually consists of a long dress, trousers, a jacket, a headdress and a veil. Each of these garments is embroidered with a variety of symbols including birds, trees and flowers.