Oil presses

– Oil pressers are factories specialized in extracting oil from the natural sources grown in the land, and selling them to commercial stores or the public located in a specific geographical area. – In Jerusalem, especially in the Old Town, there are about 8 historical oil pressers characterized by their abundant production, the most famous of them are: Al-Badairi, Al Nashashibi, Aljebrini, And Al Qutaina oil pressers.

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  • Al Nashashibi Oil Press

    Reason of the name:
     It established by the Nashashibi family.

    It’s Location in Respect of the Old Town:
    At Al-Silsila gate.

    Additional Information about the landmark:
    Rented by Abdul Qadir Saad al-Salhi, and turned into a shop for Oriental antiques.

    An Overview of the Landmark:
    Al Nashashibi Oil Press located at Al-Silsila gate. It established by the Nashashibi family and rented by Abdul Qadir Saad al-Salhi, and turned into a shop for Oriental antiques. 

  • Al-Asali Oil Press

    Reason of the name:
    Because the origin of the Asali family.

    It’s Location in Respect of the Old Town:
    On the path of Al-Silsila.

    Additional Information about the landmark:
    Continues to work as a press until today, and rented by Kamal Salhi.

    An Overview of the Landmark:
    Al-Asali Oil Press located on the path of Al-Silsila. It’s name because the origin of the Asali family. It Continues to work as a press until today, and rented by Kamal Salhi.

  • Al-Badairi Oil Press – (Christian quarter)

    Landmark History:
     Ottoman era.

    Reason of the name:
     Named by this name because it belongs to the family Badiri.

    Builder Name:
     Built by Mohammed bin Badir al-Maqdisi al-Shafei grandfather of A’al-Badiri in Jerusalem.

    It’s Location in Respect of the Old Town:
    Located in the Christian Quarter.

    Additional Information about the landmark:
    Current use: Shop “store” for the tenant of the family of Al-Harbawi.

    An Overview of the Landmark:
    Al-Badairi Oil Press located in the Christian Quarter, it was built in ottoman era by Mohammed bin Badir al-Maqdisi al-Shafei grandfather of A’al-Badiri in Jerusalem. It was named by this name because it belongs to the family Badiri. It’s current use: Shop “store” for the tenant of the family of Al-Harbawi.

  • Al-Taziz Oil Press

    It’s Location in Respect of the Old Town:
    North of the Old Town, in the Islamic quarter.

    Additional Information about the landmark:
    Today turned into a shop for cleaning tools.

    An Overview of the Landmark:
    Al-Taziz Oil Press located at north of the Old Town, in the Islamic quarter, but today turned into a shop for cleaning tools.

  • Al-Badairi Oil Press

    Landmark History:
    Built in the Ottoman period.

    Reason of the name:
    Named by this name because it belongs to the Badiri family.

    It’s Location in Respect of the Old Town:

    Located at the crossroad of the Oqbat watermelon north of the Old Town.

    Additional Information about the landmark:
    Turned into “A’al Sondoqa” carpenter, and then became a hostel.

    An Overview of the Landmark:
    Al-Badairi Oil Press Located at the crossroad of the Oqbat watermelon north of the Old Town, it was built in the Ottoman period, and named by this name because it belongs to the Badiri family. It was turned into “A’al Sondoqa” carpenter, and then became a hostel.

  • Sheikh Qassim Oil Press

    It’s Location in Respect of the Old Town:
    Located north of the Old Town, in the Islamic quarter.

    Additional Information about the landmark:
    Turned into shops “Stores” to sell spices after the division of the press.

    An Overview of the Landmark:
    Sheikh Qassim Oil Press located at north of the Old Town, in the Islamic quarter, but it was urned into shops “Stores” to sell spices after the division of the press.

  • Al-Jbreeni Oil Press

    Landmark History:
     In the Ottoman period, more than 350 years ago.

    Reason of the name:
     Named after Al-Jbrini family.

    Builder Name:
    Al-Jabreeni family.

     It’s Location in Respect of the Old Town:
    Located in the Oqbat Sheikh Rihan in the Old Town.

    Details of the shape:
    This machine uses the traditional means of extracting sesame oil, when entering it feel the foot of the place of the door and the old stones.
    As there are no machines or modern machines, and consists of the mill mostly from the store of sesame and a yard for “doqa”, in addition to hybrid, roasting and roasting.

    Additional Information about the landmark:
    -The press produces many products such as red and white tahini and sesame cakes, as well as Halawa, baraka and sesame oil, where the mill operates throughout the Palestinian governorates.
    - To obtain natural products free from dyes and preservatives.
    -The Zionist entity is working to stifle and incapacitate the owner of the mill by means of his conditions imposed on him.
    -They withdrew the license to practice the profession ten years ago and held it under the pretext that the mill is not qualified to produce food.
    -The mill cost him imaginary sums to rebuild during the past five years.
    -The suffering that accompanies the transfer of raw materials for the production and distribution of finished products to customers, because of the law of the municipality.
    -Which allows the take out and enter of goods before 9 am or after 6 pm, and the high taxes imposed on shops in the Old Town.
    -It is because of a Zionist political decision prevents the existence of any factory in the Old Town, and this not given licenses.

    An Overview of the Landmark:
    -Al-Jbreeni Oil Press located in the Oqbat Sheikh Rihan in the Old Town. It was built in the Ottoman period, more than 350 years ago by Al-Jabreeni family. It was named after Al-Jbrini family. This machine uses the traditional means of extracting sesame oil, when entering it feel the foot of the place of the door and the old stones.
    -As there are no machines or modern machines, and consists of the mill mostly from the store of sesame and a yard for “doqa”, in addition to hybrid, roasting and roasting.

    -The press produces many products such as red and white tahini and sesame cakes, as well as Halawa, baraka and sesame oil, where the mill operates throughout the Palestinian governorates. To obtain natural products free from dyes and preservatives.
    -The Zionist entity is working to stifle and incapacitate the owner of the mill by means of his conditions imposed on him.
    -They withdrew the license to practice the profession ten years ago and held it under the pretext that the mill is not qualified to produce food.
    -The mill cost him imaginary sums to rebuild during the past five years.
    -The suffering that accompanies the transfer of raw materials for the production and distribution of finished products to customers, because of the law of the municipality.
    -Which allows the take out and enter of goods before 9 am or after 6 pm, and the high taxes imposed on shops in the Old Town.
    -It is because of a Zionist political decision prevents the existence of any factory in the Old Town, and this not given licenses.

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