النادي الثقافي الفلسطيني في الجامعة الامريكية في بيروت

اخبار ونشاطات النادي

Asaad Abu Khalil at AUB

Posted by dabdalhadi on January 7, 2010

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Al Aqsa Awareness Campaign

Posted by dabdalhadi on November 3, 2009


أقصانا في خطر

٢٥ تشرين الأول… خفتت أصوات مآذن الأقصى لتعلو عليها أصوات حقد الاحتلال الصهيوني الغاصب. تحولت شوارع القدس القديمة إلى ساحة حرب بين الشرطة الإسرائيلية المدججة بالسلاح والمقاومون الفلسطينيون الذين دافعوا بصدورهم العزل عن مسجدهم بعد اقتحام قوات الاحتلال باحته ومحاصرة المصلين فيه.

لم يكن هذا المشهد بجديد على أقصانا. إذ اعتاد المقدسيون على إعتداءات جيش الاحتلال والمتطرفون اليهود الساعين إلى تدمير صورة ورمزية مدينة القدس من جهة وتهويد هوية هذه المدينة المقدسة من جهة أخرى كخطوة على الإصرار المتواصل من جانب الاحتلال على تثبيت وجوده الباطل ليس فقط في القدس بل على إمتداد فلسطين ساعياً إلى بسط سلطته وسيادته بعد فشله مراراً وتكراراً بتحويل المسجد إلى معبد للمتطرفين اليهود لتأدية طقوسهم التلمودية.

قررنا التحرك ليس فقط من أجل عروبة القدس بل من أجل فلسطين كل فلسطين. نسمعهم بأعلى أصواتنا رفضنا الإحتلال متمسكين بعروبتنا مستنكرين تدنيس المسجد الأقصى صارخين بأعلى الأصوات لفلسطين…

شاركونا تحركنا يوم الخميس المقبل الخامس من تشرين الثاني امام مبنى الوست هول من الساعة العاشرة صباحاً و لغاية الخامسة مساء، كما ندعوكم لمشاركتنا في تمام الخامسة و النصف مساء في قاعة بطحيش لحضور محاضرة الاستاذ حسام الغالي بعنوان “” معاناة اهل القدس 

Palestinian Cultural Club – Jordanian Cultural Club – Syrian Cultural Club – Civic Welfare – Youth Club – Lebanese Heritage Club –Insight Club – Debate Club – Cultural Club Of the South – Saudi Cultural Club – Communication Club – Secular Club – Beirut Heritage Club – Arab Heritage Club

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Dr. Azmi Bshara at AUB in commemoration of Nakba

Posted by bahaakayyali on May 4, 2009

azmi bshara aub poster

In commemoration of the 61st Anniversary of the Nakba
The Palestinian Cultural Club cordially invites you to a lecture by

Dr. Azmi Bshara
Palestine: the Arab cause or the “Palestinians’ Problem?”
Questions of history and the Nakba

Date: Thursday 14 May 2009
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Issam Fares Hall at the
American University of Beirut

For info. please call 70-637624

في الذكرى الواحد والستين للنكبة

يتشرّف النادي الثقافي الفلسطيني في الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت

بدعوتكم لمحاضرة

الدكتور عزمي بشارة

فلسطين: قضية العرب أم “مشكلة الفلسطينيين”

أسئلة النكبة والتاريخ

الزمان: الخميس في 14 أيار 2009، الساعة السادسة مساء

المكان: قاعة عصام فارس، الجامعة الأميركية في بيروت

لمزيد من المعلومات، الاتصال على أحد الرقمين  637624-70

الدعوة عامة

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Palestinian Heritage Week

Posted by bahaakayyali on April 27, 2009


Palestinian Heritage Week

April 27 – May 1

American University of Beirut (AUB), Outside West Hall

Monday to Thursday, April 27 to 30: Palestinian Public Market

Thursday, April 30: Palestinian Heritage Night @ 6:30pm

Palestinian folkloric food and dance, Dabkeh

Friday, May 1: Trip to the occupied Palestine borders and to the refugee camps

Price/Person: L.L. 15,000

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“What I saw in Gaza”

Posted by bahaakayyali on April 25, 2009

AUB Students for Gaza cordially invites you to its first exclusive conference entitled:

“What I Saw in Gaza”

Featuring the journalists:

Ghassan Bin Jido from Al Jazeera TV


Nazih Al Ahdab from Al Qudus TV.

The event will include a live video web conference with Gaza

Nathalie Abu Shakra , an AUB student who went to Gaza on the Free Gaza movement boat aiming to break the siege of Gaza. We will communicate with her and other students from Gaza through a web cam.

Location: AUB West Bathish.

Time: Monday, April 27 2009 at 4:00pm

AUB Students for Gaza is a coalition of Clubs, societies and students at the American University of Beirut that was initiated in November 2008 as a call to break the siege of Gaza and stop the massacre against the people of Gaza.


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Jafra and Oshaq Al-Aqsa in Concert

Posted by bahaakayyali on April 5, 2009

concert poster

concert poster

Palestinian Cultural Club (BAU) presents

Jafra for Palestinian Dabkeh & Oshaq Al-Aqsa Troupes

UNESCO Palace Theater in Beirut

Tuesday – April 7, 2009 @ 6:00 PM

Entrance is free and for all 🙂

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On “Yawm Al-Ard”

Posted by bahaakayyali on April 2, 2009

On the last two days of March, the Palestinian Cultural Club here in AUB erected a makeshift stand to commemorate what we Palestinians call “Yawm al Ard”, or Land Day. The stand- draped in a 20-foot long Palestinian flag- was more of a photo gallery than anything. On it were displayed dozens of images, each of which portraying an iconic landmark of some sort, and practically every major Palestinian city- whether in the territories or in what is now “Israel” proper- received its fair share of the spotlight.

Curious onlookers would pass by every few minutes, with some timidly inspecting a photograph or two, while others gleefully contemplated the sights of their native towns while recalling an old family tale or age-old memory.

And yet even though the posters displayed made no mention of the harsh reality that is the Palestinian condition, flashes of our tainted history were plain to see- for anyone with some basic understanding of the region’s history. For, in addition to the stirring photos of bustling Gaza marketplaces and beautiful Ramallah gardens, we were also reminded of some of the more sinister truths of our existence.

On that same stand, we saw the Hebron mosque- where Baruch Goldstein infamously opened fire on a group of worshippers while they attended Friday prayer.  A few photos down that aisle, we notice the bright coloring of Jaffa oranges- symbols of a once-proud city that have now become one of Israel’s greatest exports (lagging only behind weapons and pharmaceuticals). Alongside them appears a photo of an old Akka neighborhood. But even there, something is ostensibly different; something in that image does not belong there– the walls on the city’s streets are plastered with posters of Israeli politicians.

Needless to say, these subtle snippets of our reality were largely ignored- simply for the fact that even now, in this day and age, it is safe to say that few people actually do have the knowledge needed to understand the history behind these photos- the 999,000 other words that pictures cannot express.

And so for some, the past two days have been a nostalgic stroll down memory lane- a solemn reminder of who we are, and where we came from. But for the rest of us, Yawm al Ard is much more than that; it is a blunt reminder of what we have yet to fight for.

Al Farouq .


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Land Day Exhibition Pictures

Posted by joannadee on April 1, 2009

These are some pictures from the Land Day Exhibition, enjoy 🙂 Also, hopefully we’ll be able to get the video that our friend Ola took of the event, and as soon as we do, we’ll post it here.

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يوم الأرض Land Day

Posted by bahaakayyali on March 28, 2009

The Palestinian Cultural Club at AUB is commemorating  Land Day (Youm Al-Ard) on Monday March 30 2009 and Tuesday March 31 2009.

A Photoexhibition outside West Hall


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Posted by joannadee on March 26, 2009

Welcome everyone, to the Palestinian Cultural Club at A.U.B.’s new blog. We shall be posting news about events and activities here, as well as videos and photos of the events afterwards. Thanks for your interest in our blog.

The PCC team.

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