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Culture of Palestine

Palestine has formed part of the Bilad al-Sham region – Greater Syria and the Levant – since ancient times and is still tied culturally to this region. The region has been part of successive Arab empires. As a result, the Arab culture is dominant. The Nakba – the catastrophe of 1948 – has been of particular significance for the Palestinian culture.

The Cultural Palace in Ramallah
The Cultural Palace in Ramallah
Jerusalem around 1900
Jerusalem around 1900
Grand Mosque in Gaza
Grand Mosque in Gaza
Traditional Palestinian family
Traditional Palestinian family
Embroidery
Embroidery
Labaneh dish
Labaneh dish

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