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The Jerusalem Philharomonic and The Philharmonie Orchestra switch color in solidarity with Palestinian youth during a protest at the Israeli occupation barrier between Jerusalem and Ramallah in October.
The colors were chosen to reflect the unity of Palestinian youth, and were chosen by a panel of artists who also included a former Palestinian president.
The color scheme was unveiled to mark the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords, which came into effect in July 1996.
It was also part of a series of commemorative events at the same time, including the reopening of the Old City’s Al-Aqsa Mosque.
The colors will be displayed at the opening of the Al-Quds Al-Sharif Mosque in 2019, during the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca.
The switch in colors will commemorate the 25 years since the Oslo Accord was signed, but the orchestra is still under the control of a board that has not been approved by the Israeli government.
The orchestra was established in 1982 as part of the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Culture, which was established to coordinate the activities of all Palestinian cultural institutions.
The organization has been involved in cultural initiatives such as the preservation of the Jerusalem National Museum, the Al Aqsa mosque, and the Al Azhar mosque in Jerusalem, as well as in organizing conferences, exhibitions and concerts around the world.
During the Oslo process, the government approved the appointment of a committee led by the Ministry’s director, Dr. Yaakov Pipes, to implement the terms of the accords, including opening the Old East Gate and opening the Al Quds al-Shariah mosque.
The committee included two Israeli cabinet ministers, Yossi Arad and Gilad Erdan, who were both members of the government cabinet at the time of the negotiations.
The committee included representatives of the Israeli cultural establishment, the Israeli parliament and the cultural council, among others.
The goal of the committee was to coordinate with the government to implement both the Oslo accords and the new Palestinian National Authority (PNA) government, and to provide an official voice to the Palestinian people, said an Israeli source close to the committee.
In December 1998, the committee approved the construction of a new Palestinian cultural center, which is now called the Jerusalem Center for Cultural Cooperation, or JCC.
The center, with an estimated total budget of $8 million, was inaugurated in May 2000, and was to be the sole Palestinian cultural institution in the West Bank.
The organization is also responsible for the preservation and restoration of the old city of Jerusalem and its surrounding area, and is the only institution in all of Jerusalem to have its own archaeological district, a UNESCO World Heritage site, according to a statement by the JCC in 2013.
The JCC has been a vocal critic of the Israel Defense Forces’ practice of demolishing Palestinian homes in order to make way for Israeli settlement expansion, and has been criticized by many Palestinian organizations and activists.
Since the establishment of the JRC, the organization has also initiated a campaign to support Palestinian youth and families in the wake of the closure of the al-Aksa mosque.
The JCC also has worked closely with the Palestinian Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Culture to establish a joint committee on cultural initiatives and to ensure that the PA Ministry of Education and Culture receives the full support of the organization.
The PA Ministry has also provided grants to JCC and JCC staff, which have been distributed to local educational institutions and the PA Youth Committee.
The Palestinian Ministry has given JCC the funds to renovate its administrative building in Ramallah, which it has used to run a program to educate young Palestinians about Palestinian history and culture.JCC also maintains the offices of the Institute of Cultural Relations, which provides educational materials and a platform for Palestinian artists.
In addition, the JMC is an independent agency that focuses on the needs of the Palestinian community.
The office, which receives funds from the Palestinian government, also conducts cultural events.
The PA’s Ministry of Tourism and Culture was also among the institutions that received a $20 million grant from the PA in 2017 to renovates its historic building in the Old city of Bethlehem.
The project, which will be completed by 2019, is expected to benefit more than 30,000 Palestinians living in the historic Old City.
The Philharmonics also received a large grant from PA Minister of Culture and Tourism Khaled Saeb in 2019.
The funding, which covered renovating the historic palace of the Philophonia, was approved by Saeb’s Cabinet, according a statement from the Philorganics.