September 2010 The political context of Israel may be set to change forever. Yet as a growing number of Jewish women reject the age-old tradition of the headscarf, a local battle tests Israel’s capacity to change. The headscarf is a defining Jewish tradition, symbolising a woman’s marital status. As times move forward, more women are turning to an alternate way of covering their hair without covering themselves – the wig. The controversial issue, “This is a very divisive issue, because women want to be beautiful and look good”, has been challenged by Orthodox Jews. The wig in itself has also [More]
Articles: Live:  Replay:  Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: #i24NEWS #TheRundown #Palestinian #Education  THE RUNDOWN | The EU is investigating the problematic Palestinian textbooks that are being used to teach 1.3 million Palestinian children. CEO of the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education speaks, Marcus Sheff speaks with Nurit Ben and Calev Ben-David about the recent findings from this report.
Subscribe to our channel Israel prevents an Olympic athlete from the Gaza Strip from competing in a marathon in the occupied West Bank. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people’s lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a ‘voice to the voiceless.’ Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique [More]
Israel’s Ofer prison camp, West Bank 1. Wide of entrance to prison with buses carrying prisoners out 2. Prisoners on bus, peering through grated window 3. Close up on grated window with prisoner peering through 4. Buses leaving prison Beitunia, West Bank 5. Wide of buses arriving at checkpoint 6. Pull out of bus with prisoners 7. Prisoner showing victory sign 8. Wide of buses with Israeli security officers 9. Wide of bus at crossing 10. Prisoners hang out of bus window, waving Palestinian flags 11. Wide of buses with prisoners driving away 12. Bus leaving with security forces standing [More]
(17 Mar 2010) SHOTLIST AP TELEVISION Ramallah, West Bank 1. Wide of security at presidential compound as convoy carrying Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva starts to arrive 2. Palestinian and Brazilian flags 3. Wide of Silva and his delegation arriving at presidential compound 4. Silva and delegation walking 5. Silva and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas entering room 6. Pull-out as Silva and Abbas walk onto stage for news conference 7. Cutaway of cameraman 8. SOUNDBITE (Arabic) Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian President: “We have no preconditions but what we are demanding from Israel is to implement its obligations in order [More]
An 18-month-old Palestinian boy has burned to death after settlers set fire to his family house in Duma village, south of Nablus city, in the occupied West Bank. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker reports from Duma. Subscribe to our channel Follow us on Twitter Find us on Facebook Check our website
In November, Rashida Tlaib became the first woman of Palestinian origin elected to the US Congress. She took her oath of office wearing traditional Palestinian dress, and as Obaida Hitto explains, that gesture has taken on greater meaning abroad. #Palestine #US #Politics
SHOTLIST 1. Wide of demonstrators walking to Barberini Square, behind banners with images of Yasser Arafat, and holding Palestinian flags 2. Huge Palestinian flag being held by protesters 3. Protesters holding flags 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Nemer Hammad, Palestinian ambassador to Italy: “I think that the dream of all Palestinians is that of President Arafat: the creation of a Palestinian independent sovereign state on identified territories which is the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Jerusalem as its capital. It’s a guarantee for the security of all people of the Middle East, the Mediterranean and I’m sure it’s also a guarantee for [More]
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Meet the young Gazan filmmaker, Mahmoud Alzaq, who takes Palestinians on a journey of visual tricks and illusions on his YouTube channel.