Begrafenis op de olijfberg

Begrafenis op de olijfberg

No Woman, No Cry

In the society on the Mountain of Olives men and women live a segregated life, especially during the important social events. Particularly the men are fully responsible for to pay the last respect and to bury their female relatives with the absence of women testimony. This a man’s world. Women are at distance. But these homogeneous men – who carry the body in the coffin to the cemetery on the Mountain of Olives – feel as the body of the lady flew herself to her last Rest Place and Paradise.

 

Be so good they can’t ignore us

Having lasted more than 7 decades, the conflict in the Middle East is now an ongoing story. For all the Palestinians, coping with living amid severely distressing events is tremendously difficult to achieve. To control the uncontrollable, some of the men have endeavored to find their way of coping with the issues in their life. However, trauma differs from one individual to the next, depending on his or her subjective experiences. Excessive bodybuilding suggests a shield of personal resilience as a way of combating a disrupted society.