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Elizabeth Nasser

Elizabeth Nasser

Sector : Academic Figures , Instructors

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Female
  • Born in : 1906
  • Age : 109
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Born in Nablus in 1906; daughter of a clergyman originally from Birzeit; graduated from the AUB in 1933; started a career as teacher in Tiberias, Hebron and Jerusalem; later pursued her career in social work; was evicted from Jaffa, where she was working during the 1948 Nakba, and returned to Birzeit; was appointed Director of the Social Welfare Dept. during the Jordanian rule in the West Bank; founded Rawdat Az-Zuhur (Garden of Flowers) School in 1952 after meeting two little unprivileged girls begging in the street; the school first started as a home for destitute girls and soon became an elementary co-educational school and kindergarten, integrating music and art within the curriculum; dedicated her life for the school children; was awarded a certificate from the National Recreation Association of the USA in 1955 for “Enriching the Human Spirit through Recreation”; retired in 1986; died a year later on 2 April 1987.



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