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Research, Documentation and Media Center

The original OCJRP programme included the need to create an information and documentation center based on research, studies and relevant surveys.

Mapping and GIS

Mapping and GIS

A comprehensive GIS database for the Old City was established in 1999. The database is based on a comprehensive field survey of over

Library

Library

A comprehensive GIS database for the Old City was established in 1999. The database is based on a comprehensive field survey of over

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Restoration of Al-Madrassah Al-Arghuniyyah Facade in the Old City of Jerusalem

Restoration of Al-Madrassah Al-Arghuniyyah Facade in the Old City of Jerusalem
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Tender / Consultancy Services “Digital and Artistic Solutions for an Exhibition in Gulf and Middle East Area”

Tender / Consultancy Services“Digital and Artistic Solutions for an Exhibition in Gulf and Middle East Area”The Welfare Association (WA) is an independent non-profit organization established in 1983 by a group of Palestinian business and intellectual figures to provide development and humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in
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Restoration of Al-Madrassah Al-Arghuniyyah Facade in the Old City of Jerusalem

Restoration of Al-Madrassah Al-Arghuniyyah Facade in the Old City of Jerusalem
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Tender / Consultancy Services “Digital and Artistic Solutions for an Exhibition in Gulf and Middle East Area”

Tender / Consultancy Services“Digital and Artistic Solutions for an Exhibition in Gulf and Middle East Area”The Welfare Association (WA) is an independent non-profit organization established in 1983 by a group of Palestinian business and intellectual figures to provide development and humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in
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2nd Core Course:Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association is organizing a special comprehensive course which is on the subject of “Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals,” which will be given by international and local experts.
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Completion of 1st Apprenticeship Training Course for Skilled Labors Completion Of 1st Apprenticeship Training Course For Skilled Labors

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association conducted the first Apprenticeship training course for skilled labors.
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Completion of 1st Core Course on Site Management Planning & Management of Conservation Projects for Professionals

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association conducted the first special comprehensive course on the subject of “Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals,” in Nablus, which was held between the 22th January – 19th March 2013 in partnership with An-Najah National University. This training course is part of the...
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1st Core Course:Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association is organizing a special comprehensive course which is on the subject of “Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals,” which will be given by international and local experts. This course curriculum was developed by ICCROM in partnership with UNISCO.
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Closing Seminar for EC-Funded Project Development of an Architectural Heritage Institute in Jerusalem

Welfare Association hosted a closing seminar yesterday, February 23, at Qasr al-Hamra in Jerusalem for its EC-funded project, “Development of an Architectural Heritage Institute in Jerusalem,” with 50 participants from the local and international development community in attendance.  The project team made presentations on the main activities and achievements of the project, which...
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Tender / Consultancy Services “Digital and Artistic Solutions for an Exhibition in Gulf and Middle East Area”

Tender / Consultancy Services“Digital and Artistic Solutions for an Exhibition in Gulf and Middle East Area”The Welfare Association (WA) is an independent non-profit organization established in 1983 by a group of Palestinian business and intellectual figures to provide development and humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in
News

2nd Core Course:Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association is organizing a special comprehensive course which is on the subject of “Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals,” which will be given by international and local experts.
News

Completion of 1st Apprenticeship Training Course for Skilled Labors Completion Of 1st Apprenticeship Training Course For Skilled Labors

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association conducted the first Apprenticeship training course for skilled labors.
News

Completion of 1st Core Course on Site Management Planning & Management of Conservation Projects for Professionals

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association conducted the first special comprehensive course on the subject of “Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals,” in Nablus, which was held between the 22th January – 19th March 2013 in partnership with An-Najah National University. This training course is part of the...
News

1st Core Course:Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association is organizing a special comprehensive course which is on the subject of “Site Management Planning and Management of Conservation Projects for professionals,” which will be given by international and local experts. This course curriculum was developed by ICCROM in partnership with UNISCO.
News

Closing Seminar for EC-Funded Project Development of an Architectural Heritage Institute in Jerusalem

Welfare Association hosted a closing seminar yesterday, February 23, at Qasr al-Hamra in Jerusalem for its EC-funded project, “Development of an Architectural Heritage Institute in Jerusalem,” with 50 participants from the local and international development community in attendance.  The project team made presentations on the main activities and achievements of the project, which...
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Completion of 1st Apprenticeship Training Course for Skilled Labors

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme - Welfare Association conducted the first Apprenticeship training course for skilled labors. It was held in the Old City of Hebron between the 1st of October – 31st of March 2013 in partnership with Hebron Revitalization Committee.
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Welfare Association Signed a Grant Agreement of 1.3 million Euros Submitted by the European Union

Thu, 29 August 2013 Under the title of "Restoration and Rehabilitation of Housing in Jerusalem‘s Historic Urban Core" ... Under the title of "Restoration and Rehabilitation of Housing in Jerusalem‘s Historic Urban Core", Welfare Association signed a 1.3 million Euros grant agreement through the European Union.
Success Stories

Nablus Revitalised

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Restoration of Al-Madrassah Al-Arghuniyyah Facade in the Old City of Jerusalem

Restoration of Al-Madrassah Al-Arghuniyyah Facade in the Old City of Jerusalem
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Publications Related to OCJRP

The Old City Of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme

In 1995 WA established a Technical Office to implement various OCJRP components through an interdisciplinary technical team of urban planners, architects, engineers and historians with well-trained experience team of over 21 members of staff in addition to specialized experts.
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Publications Related to OCJRP

OCJRP 2009

The publication is produced in 2009, to summarize the program's efforts including the major restoration projects and training, documentation and community awareness activities to improve living conditions of Jerusalemites and maintain their property and their identity and their livelihoods.
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Publications Related to OCJRP

Long Live Historic Cities

The publication is produced in 2011, to summarize the program's efforts including the major restoration projects and training, documentation and community awareness activities to improve living conditions of Jerusalemites and maintain their property and their identity and their livelihoods.
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Architectural Heritage Preservation Institute Publication

Dar Al Aytam Al Islamiya Complex

The study included comprehensive description and analysis of the historical and architectural development of all parts and elements of Dar Al Aytam Al Islamiya Complex. In addition to the Methodologies that have been used to solve different conservation technical problems.
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Rock is located at the centre of the Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem, Jerusalem Dome of the Rock is one of the oldest Islamic monuments still standing today. It has a grandiose monumental form representing one of a small number of buildings in the Islamic world that may be chronicled as part of the creation and formation of an Islamic art in general.
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

al-Madarasa al-Manjakiyya

The madrasa of al-Manjakiyya, built by Sayf al-Din Manjak during the 14th century, rests on the west portico of al-Haram al-Sharif overlooking the gorgeous view of the Dome of the Rock, and its surrounding structures.
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

al-Madrasa al-Ashrafiyya

The building is located on the western border of the Haram al-Sharif between Bab al-Silsila (Gate of the Chain) and Bab al-Qattanin (Gate of the Cotton Merchants), both of which lead to the Haram al-Sharif, Jerusalem
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

The Aqsa Mosque

The Aqsa Mosque is located to the south of the Dome of the Rock on the southern side of the Haram al-Sharif, Jerusalem
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Al-Madrassa Al-Tushtumareyya

Al-Madrassa Al-Tushtumareyya  is located on the southern facade of Bab al-Silsila at the junction of the road leading to Hart Sharaf west and the road leading to the Moroccan Quarter east.
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre

 
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Suq al-Qattanin

The suq is located on the west side of the Haram al-Sharif, extending from Bab al-Qattanin, which leads from the Haram al-Sharif to al-Wad Street, Jerusalem
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Booklet in Newspaper

Booklet distributed in Newspaper as series each Friday for 9 weeks to promote architectural heritage preservation and cultural identity within various groups of the community
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Bab al-Asbat

Bab al-Asbat Also known as: Lady Mary Gate; St Stephen’s Gate; Lion’s Gate
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

The Mosque of Omar

The Mosque of Omar in Jerusalem is located opposite the southern courtyard of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The Mosque of Omar was built in its current shape by the Ayyubid Sultan Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din in 1193 CE ,it has a 15 metres (49 ft) high minaret that was built before 1465 CE and was renovated by Ottoman sultan Abdulmecid I (1839–1860).x
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Soap factories in Nablus

Since ancient times Nablus had been known with its famous soap factories, this booklet comes to document the history of the soap factories and the most known factories in Nablus.
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Public baths in the Old City of Nablus

Since ancient Islamic cities have been known with its famous public bathrooms (Hamam), where people frequently use it as their homes doesn’t contain shower facilities. This publication documents the eight public bathrooms in the Old City of Nablus.
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Booklets for Preservation of Architectural Heritage and Cultural Identity

Sabils in Old City of Jerusalem

Among the diverse water fountains held in the city of Jerusalem, especially in the area of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the roads leading to it, 18 public water fountains where documented:
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Comprehensive Revitalisation Plan

Revitalisation Plan for the Old City of Nablus

The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme published the Revitalization Plan for the Old City of Nablus in Arabic in January 2012 (for more information click here). the OCJRP started developing in 2007 a comprehensive revitalization plan for the Old City of Nablus.
Seminars

1st Seminar :The Revitalization of Historic City Centers

This seminar took place on April 29 for two full days in Nablus City.
Seminars

2nd Seminar :The Role of Local Institutions to preserve the Architectural and Cultural Heritage in Palestine

 The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme / Welfare Association   hold recently a seminar entitled “Role of Local Institution in the Preservation of Architectural, Historical, and Cultural Heritage in Palestine”, this seminar comes within the efforts of The Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme / Welfare Association , for development of an Architectural Heritage...