Did You Know
Did You Know

  • That the Hebron glass industry goes back to the 13th C
  • That a giraffe, 3 zebras at Qalqilya Zoo were casualties of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
  • That Palestinians have been eating lentils since at least 8,000BC.
  • That the Church of Mary over the tomb of the Virgin Mary has a mihrab (niche at direction of Kaaba, Mecca) where Muslims face when praying since Mary is the most revered woman in humanity in both Christianity and Islam.
  • That Zaatar (Thyme) is believed to keep the mind alert and bring wittiness
  • That the mid-19th C Palestinian-developed Jaffa oranges found their way to Queen Victoria’s plate by late 19th Century