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Sa'id al-Shawwa

Sa'id al-Shawwa, a leading Gaza notable and grain exporter. After the British occupation, he became mayor of Gaza and a member of the Supreme Muslim Council - the highest body in charge of Muslim community affairs.

Casting Nets

Fishermen of the Sea of Galilee.

Grains (1)

Grains: of 4,367,629 dunams under grain cultivation, the Palestinians owned and cultivated 4,152,438 dunams.

Grains (2)

Grains: of 4,367,629 dunams under grain cultivation, the Palestinians owned and cultivated 4,152,438 dunams.

Grains (3)

Grains: of 4,367,629 dunams under grain cultivation, the Palestinians owned and cultivated 4,152,438 dunams.

Grains (4)

Grains: of 4,367,629 dunams under grain cultivation, the Palestinians owned and cultivated 4,152,438 dunams.

Bananas

Bananas: 60 percent of the area planted with bananas was Palestinian-owned and cultivated.

Vines

Vines: 86 percent of the area planted with vines was Palestinian-owned and cultivated.

Melons

Melons: of 125,979 dunams planted with melons, the Palestinians owned and cultivated 120,304 dunams.

Olives

Olives: of 600,133 dunams, 99 percent was Palestinian-owned and cultivated.

Vegetable Distribution

Vegetables: of 279,940 dunams, 239,733 dunams were Palestinian-owned and cultivated.

Livestock (1)

The animal wealth of the country was also largely Palestinian-owned.

Livestock (2)

The animal wealth of the country was also largely Palestinian-owned.

The Jaffa Orange: The Palestinian Gift to the World

#'s 149-157 Today the Jaffa orange is the agricultural product that is most closely associated with Israeli production. Yet Palestinian expertise had already developed the Jaffa orange before Zionist colonization of Palestine got under way.

Spice Market

Suq al-Attarin (the Spice Market).