PARTY in Gaza and Sderot life in spirit of everything

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This page shows a brief description of Gaza (Palestine) and Sderot (Israel). Both countries are currently in conflict. In addition, a description of two videos about parties in Gaza and Sderot. The videos are on gaza-sderot.arte.tv a page that reports experienced by men, women and children in those cities.

INFORMATION

Gaza

Located in Palestine, Gaza is part of the Gaza Strip. It is one of the most populated cities in the country. Approximately 761,221 inhabitants are part of its territory. It is 78 kilometers southwest of Al Quds and 30 kilometers north of Rafah. In Gaza the main religion is Islam. About 93% of the population is Sunni.

Gaza map taken from Google Maps

The city has been in constant war because of its geography: close to Asia and Africa; Its maritime connections and the fertility of its land. Nowadays Palestine has a conflict with Israel, where Gaza is heavily affected. Some of the elements that cause conflict are: the borders between the two countries must be recognized; Insecurity at borders; Access to water; Palestinian terrorism and control of Jerusalem.

VIDEOS

December 22, 2008

Sderot

Jews people in Sederot celebrate different kinds of party but one of the most famous of them is the Purim. The Bible tells a story about the beginning of this tradition and is all about the winning of the government against some bad people.

Picture taken from http://gaza-sderot.arte.tv/en/#/topics/60/11_26_2008_gaza_let-the-party-begin

Sderot is in the southeast part of Israel and has been involved in so many political problems in witch the religion is the one who predominates against the law.

Picture taken from http://gaza-sderot.arte.tv/en/#/topics/60/11_26_2008_gaza_let-the-party-begin

At the party sounds the song Qari'at al Fingan interpreted by one of the most popular arabic singers of the 50s and 70s Abdel Halim Ali Shabana.

CREDITS

María José Santamaría

Role: The social communication and journalism student wrote brief information about Gaza.

María del Mar Crespo

Role: The social communication and journalism student wrote brief information about Sderot.

Sources

Rodríguez, A (2013) Ciudades Palestinas (IV): Gaza, la urbe más poblada. Palestina libre. Taken from http://www.palestinalibre.org/articulo.php?a=26307

All Palestinians Muslim? (2005) Institute for Middle East Understanding. Taken from https://imeu.org/article/are-all-palestinians-muslim

http://gaza-sderot.arte.tv/en/#/topics/60

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