August 2008 Newsletter

Zaytoun on August 15th, 2008

SOAP SPECIAL!!! SOAP SPECIAL!!! SOAP SPECIAL!!! SOAP SPECIAL!!! For hundreds of years the second largest city in the West Bank, Nablus, has been famous for its soap making. With more than 28 factories Nablus’ traditional hand made olive oil soap could be found in almost every household across the Middle East. But that number drastically…

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The Olive Trees of Palestine Weep

Zaytoun on August 12th, 2008

By Sonja Karkar 07 September, 2007 Women For Palestine Universally regarded as the symbol of peace, the olive tree has become the object of violence. For more than forty years, Israel has uprooted over one million olive trees and hundreds of thousands of fruit trees in Palestine with terrible economic and ecological consequences for the…

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