Culture

Blog Post No Public Celebrations or Decorations in Jerusalem This Ramadan

As Gaza starves, Jerusalemites can’t imagine a festive Ramadan as usual.

Blog Post Palestinian Cultural Organizations in East Jerusalem Face Hardships and Uncertain Future

A hoped-for post-pandemic revival slammed into a wall on October 7, 2024

Blog Post Israel to Renovate the Rockefeller Museum—Will Its Palestinian History Finally Be Acknowledged?

Israel mulls options for the Rockefeller Museum, housed in a historic Palestinian building. But the museum makes no public acknowledgment of the building’s Palestinian history.

Bio Hanan Awwad

An academic and prolific author who believed that poetry was a way to bring about change, give a voice to Palestinians, and promote peace

Blog Post Khazaaen, the Jerusalem Archive for Palestinian Social History

Khazaaen was set up with the goal of preserving the stories of Jerusalemites, but it quickly became a bigger and more far-reaching project.

Bio Salvador ‘Arnita

A leading Jerusalemite musician and composer whose output in Palestine and Lebanon includes at least 200 compositions—symphonies, concerts, orchestra works, and anthems

Photo Essay The YMCA: A Cherished Social Hub during the Mandate Years

The Jerusalem YMCA was the social, athletic, and cultural hub for Jerusalemites during the British Mandate years.

Blog Post Newly Renovated, the Armenian Museum in Jerusalem’s Old City Reopens

A newly renovated museum in Jerusalem’s Old City explores 3,000 years of Armenian art, culture, and history.

Blog Post Fire Performer Naromar Introduces New Art Form to Jerusalem

Omar Sharabaty introduces Jerusalem to flow art and fire performance.