Palestinian Bedouin belong to al-Hanajrah clan cook "Mansaf" for a wedding celebration lunch in the Masafer desert, east of the west Bank city of Hebron, July 1, 2007.  Mansaf is a Bedouin traditional dish and often symbolizes an occassion. Mansaf consists of Arabic rice, a rich broth made from dry sour milk (jameed), and either lamb or chicken. Whether Palestinians are celebrating a graduation, an engagement, or a wedding-Mansaf is commonly served. In addition, Mansaf is also served during condolences and as a means to patch up ties with others. Mansaf on the menu is the greatest symbol in Arab culture for generosity. Photo by/Nayef Hashlamoun  (image by Nayef Hashlamoun)
Palestinian Bedouin belong to al-Hanajrah clan cook "Mansaf" for a wedding celebration lunch in the Masafer desert, east of the west Bank city of Hebron, July 1, 2007. Mansaf is a Bedouin traditional dish and often symbolizes an occassion. Mansaf consists of Arabic rice, a rich broth made from dry sour milk (jameed), and either lamb or chicken. Whether Palestinians are celebrating a graduation, an engagement, or a wedding-Mansaf is commonly served. In addition, Mansaf is also served during condolences and as a means to patch up ties with others. Mansaf on the menu is the greatest symbol in Arab culture for generosity. Photo by/Nayef Hashlamoun
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