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Report on Lifta (Arabic)

posted Dec 29, 2014, 8:34 AM by Lifta Society   [ updated Dec 29, 2014, 8:36 AM ]

Report on Lifta ‎‎‎‎‎(Arabic)‎‎‎‎‎


Video Report by Ziyna Sandooka from the television program Roya TV - Helwa Ya Donia, about Lifta village and interviews with some of the inhabitants that once lived there.

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סיור אינטראקטיבי בבית מס' 66, ליפתא - House No. 66 Lifta Interactive Tour

posted Nov 11, 2014, 1:50 AM by Lifta Society   [ updated Nov 11, 2014, 1:50 AM ]

House No. 66 Lifta Interactive Tour (Arabic)


סיור אינטראקטיבי בבית מספר 66 בליפתא במסגרת פרוייקט מראה מקום 2013

Interactive tour in house No.66 in Lifta Village. 
By Maree Makom (2013)

House No. 66 Lifta Interactive Tour (Arabic)

posted Nov 11, 2014, 1:44 AM by Lifta Society   [ updated Nov 11, 2014, 1:46 AM ]

House No. 66 Lifta Interactive Tour (Arabic)


Interactive tour in house No.66 in Lifta Village.
By Maree Makom (2013)
Music: "Taqaseem ashwak" by Riyad Sunbati (eMusic).

Jerusalem Views Program reporting from Jerusalem about Lifta Village

posted Jun 12, 2013, 12:19 PM by Lifta Society   [ updated Jun 12, 2013, 12:20 PM ]

Views of Jerusalem - Lifta (Arabic)


Current video about Lifta village from the views of Jerusalem program from the city of Jerusalem which is broadcast weekly across the TV screens in Palestine.

Lifta refugees return to village to clean cemetery

posted May 26, 2013, 7:02 PM by Lifta Society   [ updated May 26, 2013, 7:03 PM ]

Lifta refugees return to village to clean cemetery


This short film titled "Sons of Lifta" made by Badil Production, follows refugees from the village as they return to Lifta on Land Day 2013, more than 65 years after their original forced displacement. 

Interview with Fatima Abu Leil from Lifta

posted May 26, 2013, 6:51 PM by Lifta Society   [ updated May 26, 2013, 6:53 PM ]

Interview with Fatima Abu Leil from Lifta


Read story from interview by clicking here.  
Copyright to www.alarab.net


Short scenic film in Lifta village

posted May 15, 2013, 4:08 PM by Lifta Society   [ updated May 15, 2013, 4:09 PM ]

Short scenic film in Lifta village


Film by Gilad Ben Hayon.  You can visit his Youtube channel here.

A Jewish Poet Encounters Lifta

posted Feb 18, 2013, 11:39 AM by Lifta Society   [ updated Feb 18, 2013, 11:40 AM ]

A Jewish Poet Encounters Lifta


Lifta, a ghost town in the foothills of Jerusalem, is the only Arab village abandoned in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war that has not been completely destroyed or re-populated by Jews. Its Arab heritage, architecture and history will erased if the Israel Land Authority is able to go ahead with its proposed sale of Lifta to developers who plan to build more than 250 luxury villas, shops and a hotel on the site. A respected Jewish poet, Marc Kaminsky, visits this site to see what will be lost if the "development" plan goes through. Marc is finsihing a book of poems inspired by his visit.  Continue reading ...


New Lifta

posted Mar 5, 2012, 6:18 PM by Lifta Society   [ updated Mar 5, 2012, 6:20 PM ]

New Lifta


Approximately 1,000 people -- Palestinian refugees and their descendants, originally from the Jerusalem-area village of Lifta -- now live in a small community next door to the Hebrew University. Consistently denied building permits and under pressure from the municipality, the residents say they will not leave, and haven't given up hope to one day return to Lifta itself.  Source: Alternative News

Palestinian refugess still hoping to return to homelands

posted Feb 12, 2012, 2:16 PM by Lifta Society   [ updated Feb 12, 2012, 2:17 PM ]

Palestinian refugess still hoping to return to homelands


Once a thriving village, now in ruins Lifta is a mere two kilometers distance from Jerusalem Al Quds ... Read more

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