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“I am an Arab”, a T-shirt with Identity

“I am an Arab”, a T-shirt with Identity

  This week we highlight some amazing T-shirts made in Palestine with care.  At the Palestine Center for Peace we have a range of quality t-shirts in various sizes to suit your style and fit. Each t-shirt tells its own story! One of our most popular t-shirts, is our “I am an Arab” t-shirt. Crossing an Israeli checkpoint, every Palestinian must present a magnetic card containing personal information, fingerprints and eye scan. So, when someone passes a barrier, he holds his finger on a scanner and this tells the soldiers his whole story. As the renowned Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish wrote...

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BEAUTIFUL BAGS FOR PALESTINE

  This week we highlight a variety of hand-made bags to suit your style! At the Palestine Center for Peace we have a range of beautiful bags to suit your style.  These bags are manufactured in Palestine by a number of different manufacturers: Joria, Jelld, Tribalogy and Disarming Design From Palestine to name a few. Today we will take a sneak peak at Joria manufacturers.   Joria aims to spread alternative narratives about contemporary Palestine and reflect upon the function of creative practices in situations of conflict.  The design label, founded in 2012, presents and sells useful goods from Palestine, designed by...

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SALE, SALE, SALE! Don’t miss out on this fantastic discounted offer!

SALE, SALE, SALE!  Don’t miss out on this fantastic discounted offer!

This week we highlight our Vitalité Dead Sea products. The Dead Sea has attracted visitors from around the Mediterranean basin for thousands of years. It was one of the world's first health resorts (for Herod the Great), and it has been the supplier of a wide variety of products, from asphalt for Egyptian mummification to potash for fertilizers. Layers of mineral-rich mud and minerals has created the Earth’s largest natural spa in the Dead Sea.  Used in cosmetics and skin care, these natural minerals work to improve cell metabolism, while helping the body to absorb nourishment and eliminate toxins. Vitalité products contain...

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Why not wear your red Keffiyeh with flare?

Why not wear your red Keffiyeh with flare?

This week, we focus on a beautiful feature item that will bring life to your wardrobe, the Keffiyeh. The traditional Palestinian scarf is known as Keffiyeh. The local manufacturing of the symbol of the Palestinian struggle for freedom is vanishing as most Keffiyeh’s sold around the world, and even in Palestine, are made internationally. Today, only one factory remains in Palestine: The Hirbawi family in Hebron continues to weave the only original Keffiyeh made in Palestine. We are proud to stock Hirbawi Keffiyeh at the Palestine Center for Peace. This versatile item can be worn in a variety of different...

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Our handmade Olive Wood Holding Crosses are made to last…

  This week we highlight some of our beautiful Olive Wood Holding Crosses Olive wood carving is an ancient tradition that dates back to as early as the 4th century with the start of Christian pilgrimage to the Holy Land. In the 17th century, Franciscan monks introduced the art of mother-of-pearl carvings, which, together with olive wood carving, developed and flourished with pilgrimage visitation in Bethlehem. Traveller’s accounts and historical documents describe the beauty of olive wood rosaries and crucifixes and their popularity among pilgrims.  All of our olive wood crafted figurines are hand carved from the trimmings of olive trees in Bethlehem....

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