Interview with George Bāsīl Farrāj

Biography: The interview was recorded on July 28, 2005 with George Bāsīl Farrāj, male, born in 1924 in Jerusalem, Palestine and resides in Beirut, Lebanon. He worked as a chief secretary of the British high commissioner office during the mandate.
Interviewer: Zaydān, Maḥmūd
Interviewee: Farrāj, George Bāsīl
Place of Origin: Jerusalem
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 00:41:34
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2005-07-28
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Ḥarāmī, Shukrī (Teacher); Farrāj, ʻĪsá (Martyr); al-Ṭubbī, Michel (Mayor); Abū Shanab, Maḥfūẓ (Club director); Daʻdis, Shafīq (Club director).
Ghunaym, Ṭannūs; al-Jūrī; Mushabbak.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
al-Qiyāmah (Church); Mār Yaʻqūb (Church); Mār Jirjis (Church).
al-Sahyūn (Graveyard).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
al-Madrasah al-Waṭaniyyah al-Urthūduksiyyah (School); Madrasat al-Muṭrān (School); Madrasat al-Ummah (School); Saint George's School (School); Bishop Gobat School (School); Terra Santa School (School); Madrasat Ṣahyūn (School).
Landmarks-Cultural and Touristic Institutions:
King David Hotel (Hotel).
Table of Contents: Childhood memories in Jerusalem. (@ 00:00:00)
Socio-economic and political conditions before Nakba. (@ 00:07:52)
Children's activities in Palestine. (@ 00:14:2)
Political conditions in Palestine during the British rule. (@ 00:22:17)
Community celebrations and customs. (@ 00:27:19)

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