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Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Palestine Center Lectures on Palestinian-Latins


YouTube post date: Nov 25, 2013

Amazing. Only now are people in the English speaking world starting to notice this. How sad?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Arab-Chilean gave lecture in Tennessee

Al-Imad lectures history of Middle East conflict

By Jessica Mynatt

On Oct. 24, Professor Leila Al-Imad gave a summary of the long history of political conflicts in that area.

Her father was Lebanese and her mother was from Chile. She offered a unique perspective on the subject.

Professor Al-Imad explained how outside influences were causing changes in the Middle East.

“In the middle of the nineteenth century, nationalism hit the Middle East,” she said.

The idea of nationalism was coming from the west, and the idea of fundamentalism was coming from the east.

It became a cultural idea that problems were caused by people not living up to their religion, and this view encouraged the fundamentalist movement.

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From Tennessee: This was a few days ago.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

RECOMMENDING CHILE – Palestinian Neighborhood in Santiago

Barrio Patronato (Patronato Neighborhood) is an upscale, historic Arab/Palestinian neighborhood in Chile’s Capital, Santiago.

For those of you whose Spanish is better than mine, here is the whole show … in Spanish:

The Palestinians have major clout in Chile in economics, foreign policy, politics, culture, and cuisine.

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