Dar Issaf Nashashibi for Culture
Dar El-Tifl Farm
Mannequins displayed in the museum
1517 foreign guests and school students have visited the museum, which is
run by a qualified manager and her assistant, in addition to a secretary
and a committee from the Board of Trustees.
of pieces of the Jerusalem room with photos, a computer, and slides,
under the supervision of a Dutch expert.
employees from the museum attended a course about Museum Management in
Mirath Museum, Rotterdam. The
two employees also paid short visits during their three-week stay to
many different museums to be updated with modern museum management
technologies in Holland.
and preserving museum treasures, for example, dresses, silver and gold
jewelry, etc. All items
are recorded on the computer.
this section with a computer typing machine, a printer, an iron, a
refrigerator, office supplies, a color printer, a camera, screen, film
projector, fan, an air-freshener machine, and a new device for
registering temperature, humidity and light.
examination for temperature, humidity and light.
in Museum Arab Magazine.
Dar Issaf Nashashibi for Culture and Arts
The renovation and refurbishing of Dar Issaf
Nashashibi, which is part of Dar El-Tifl Institute, started in 1997, after
the transferal of Issaf’s house (“dar”) to the Islamic Research
Center by Hind Husseini with the cooperation of Dr. Isshaq Husseini in
Ishaq Husseini dedicated his efforts to establish a library that consisted
of 8,000 books about the Islamic Arab Heritage, to be available to all
students, teachers, and researchers in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Yet after the closure of Jerusalem to all residents of the West
Bank and Gaza Strip, a bare minority come to the library. The lack of library users, due to closure, shrank all the
library’s activities, to a point two years ago, at which the activities
were completely paralyzed.
year, Dar El-Tifl initiated new steps to reorganize and renovate this
center to open its doors under a new name to serve various sections of
Palestinian society. The new
name of this center is Dar Issaf Nashashibi for Culture and Arts.
The new task is to encourage different activities to secondary and
preparatory students in Jerusalem.
of the library rooms.
and renewing the library, and adding a computer system to its work.
Assigning a new librarian.
the manuscript and book section, which were paralyzed for long
and manuscripts on a microfilm.
new project was agreed by the administrative committee to support
educational activities for ages 13-17.
architectural plan was done to conceive all the activities by changing
the rooms in the first floor to a large hall for arts and visual aids,
in addition to workshops and a cafeteria.
This project will start as soon as we calculate enough money,
which is around $100,000.
a new administrative system and training employees.
Dar El-Tifl Farm
El-Arabi owns a farm at Dalila Village in the capital district, which Ms.
Hind Husseini bought to serve the institute.
This farm is full of almond and olive trees; its area is about 793
additional olive trees.
in Jordan sponsored the project (plant a tree).