Jerusalem Notebook

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Four Generations and 100 Years of Ceramic Artistry: The Balian Design Studio

Photographer Mustafa al-Kharouf reveals his love for Armenian ceramic art as part of our series on Jerusalemites’ favorite places in the city.

Who Are the Palestinians of Jerusalem? Creator of Long-Beloved Children’s Puppet among Hundreds Facing Expulsion in Sheikh Jarrah Neighborhood

Music educator and puppeteer Yacoub Abu Arafeh uses creative education to serve society and confront challenges, including those facing his own neighborhood, targeted for forcible expulsions. 

Local Art Center Launches the First Digital Platform for Palestinian Visual Arts

You can now scroll through the works of hundreds of Palestinian visual artists from the comfort of your home.

“Abwab al-Khareef”: Culture, Art, and Community Bazaar Opens the Fall Season by the Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem

Schools, art centers, galleries, and cafés between Jaffa Gate and New Gate open their doors for Palestinian arts and cultural activities to usher in the fall season.