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From Jewish Ghettos to Palestinian Ghettos; Elias Khoury on His New Novel
Offbeat  (tags: Jewish ghettos to Palestinian ghettos, Europe, Russia, Interviews, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Palestine, ghettos )

- 503 days ago -
After the Holocaust, in Israel, the survivors were degradingly called sabonim (soap). People would say that they did not fight back and that they âEUR~let themselves be taken to the slaughterhouse in silenceâEUR(TM)
Theeb: Bedouin Western That Became a Oscar Nominee
Offbeat  (tags: Theeb, Oscars, Best Foreign Language Film nominee, Jordan, 1916, "Bedouin Western" )

- 1234 days ago -
It's set during World War One. Theeb, aged 12, becomes disastrously involved in a British attempt to blow up a railway line constructed through the desert by the Ottoman Empire. Reviews have commented on how impressive the film is on screen
Preserving Their Heritage - These Creative Refugees Are Taking Matters Into Their Own Hands
Offbeat  (tags: Jordan, Za'atari Refugee Camp, Syrian refugees, craftsmen, artists, Syrian heritage sites, miniature, creative, unusual, interesting, culture )

- 1257 days ago -
In Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan there is a small, but very active group of artists & craftsmen who have joined together for a single cause: recreating the architectural & historic "jewels" of Syria's proud and irreplaceable heritage - in miniature
The Jordanian Parody About Unemployment   video
Offbeat  (tags: Jordan, high unemployment, high education, youth, music video )

- 1449 days ago -
The music video satirizes the struggle of finding jobs despite high education rates, a third of young Jordanians are unemployed.
This Puppy Was Thrown Into A Canal And Left To Die. His Incredible Recovery Will Give You Hope
Offbeat  (tags: rescue, canal, Jordan, puppy )

- 1574 days ago -
Doctors said it was a miracle that Jordan was alive. The puppy was brutalized and thrown 30 feet into a water filled canal, then left there to die.
Jordan Heavy Snow Updates Today February 20, 2015   video
Offbeat  (tags: snow, storm, Amman, Jordan, Feb 20 2014 )

- 1606 days ago -
This ain't normal! A second round of snow in Amman .... And what about all the refugees, underclad, poor temporary shelters, no reliable heating?
Traumatised Gaza Lions Are Given a New Home in Jordan
Offbeat  (tags: Gaza lions, rescued, Jordan, palestine, Gaza zoo )

- 1743 days ago -
After Al-Bisan Zoo in north Gaza was heavily damaged in recent air strikes, international animal charity FOUR PAWS undertook an operation to transfer three lions from the zoo to a rescue centre in Jordan.
Cover Story: 10 of the Best New Walking Trails - #1 - The Abraham Path
Offbeat  (tags: National Geographic Traveller, Abraham Path, hiking, trail, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Israel )

- 1927 days ago -
The Abraham Path -- a long-distance hiking trail that, once complete, will stitch a route across almost the entire region; through Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Palestine and Israel -- is such a singular project. It currently comprises over 280 miles of trails ..
70 Metal Books Found in Jordan Cave
Offbeat  (tags: Jordan, metal, book, found )

- 3029 days ago -
This ancient collection of 70 tiny books, their lead pages bound with wire, could unlock some of the secrets of the earliest days of Christianity.
Jordan Maxwell - The Sons of God - Angels That Mingle With Humankind
Offbeat  (tags: extraterrestrials, hidden agenda, jones, icke, deagle, tsarion, jordan, maxwell, freedom, leadership, earth, destiny, evil leaders, Jordan, Maxwell, NWO, Conspiracy, Church, Catholisism, Catholic, Christianity, Muslim, Judaism )

- 3914 days ago -
Jordan Maxwell- Those who from heaven to earth came.' We are in the last days of an old dispensation. We will soon confront our creator.' We must get back to our own spirituality and the universe. San Francisco Bay Area UFO Expo talk. 45 min.

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