Interview with Waḍḥah Shabāyṭah

Biography: The interview was recorded on April 19, 2003 with Waḍḥah Shabāyṭah, female, born in 1935? in Ḥiṭṭīn, Palestine.
Interviewee: Shabāyṭah, Wadḥah
Place of Origin: Ḥiṭṭīn
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:46:01
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-04-19
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Ḥiṭṭīnī, Abū Saʻīd (Poet); Abū Rāḍī, ʻAzzām (Trader); al-Yāsīn, Muḥammad (Trader); Abū Khalīl, Zahrah (Midwife); al-Qāsim, Aḥmad (Mayor); ‘Azzām, Aḥmad Abū Rāḍī (Mayor); al-Rabāḥ, Ismā‘īl (Mayor); al-Daqah, Aḥmad (Martyr); al-Yūsuf, Muḥammad (Martyr); Zurayq, Naʻīm (Martyr); Naḥmānī, Yūsuf (Land broker).
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
al-Nabī Shuʻayb (Maqām).
Landmarks-Lakes, Rivers:
Wādi al-Laymūn (Valley).
Table of Contents: Childhood in Ḥiṭṭīn. (@ 00:00:00)
Agriculture and farming practices in Ḥiṭṭīn. (@ 00:09:11)
Ceremonies and community life. (@ 00:23:23)
Palestinian-Jewish relations in Ḥiṭṭīn. (@ 00:48:45)
Ḥiṭṭīn during the Arab revolt, 1936-1939. (@ 00:58:50)
Zionist invasion of Palestine and expulsion. (@ 01:07:19)
Refugee life in Lebanon. (@ 01:34:8)

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