Interview with Aḥmad ‘Abd al-Raḥmān Abū ‘Adas

Biography: The interview was recorded on December 13, 2003 with Aḥmad ‘Abd al-Raḥmān Abū ‘Adas, male, born in 1924 in al-Mujaydil, Palestine. He worked with the Police during the British Mandate.
Interviewer: Muṣṭafá, Maysūn Jamāl
Interviewee: Abū ‘Adas, Aḥmad ‘Abd al-Raḥmān
Place of Origin: al-Mujaydil
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:58:57
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2003-12-13
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Abū ʻAdas, Maḥmūd (Prisoner); Sūṭarī, Muḥammad (Prisoner); Sulaymān, Ibrāhīm (Mayor); al-Ghāzī, Muṭlaq Aḥmad (Mayor); al-Aḥmad, Tawfīq (Mayor); Sallām, Farḥān (Poet); Kassāb, ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm (Martyr); ʻĪsá, ʻAlī (Martyr); Sulaymān, ʻAbd al-Ghanī (Martyr); al-Ṣaffūrī, Abū Maḥmūd (Resistance leader); Badīʻ, Muḥammad (Martyr); Abū ʻAzārah, Nāyif (Martyr); Samārah, Yūsuf (Martyr); Dabbūr, Maḥmūd (Martyr); al-ʻAbd, Dīb Yūsuf (Martyr); al-Mbadā, Yūsuf (Martyr).
Sursuq; al-Lawābinah; Abū Khamīs; Wākid; Maṣāl; Sūṭarī; al-Khūrī; al-Buṭruṣ; Ṣalībā; Abū Dāwūd.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
al-Khiḍir (Maqām).
Landmarks-Public Institutions:
Madrasat al-Mujaydil (School); Ramat David (Airport).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
Shell (Corporation); Haifa Oil Refinery (Corporation).
Table of Contents: Childhood and education. (@ 00:00:00)
Professions and employment. (@ 00:21:25)
Political activity during the British rule. (@ 00:30:25)
Ceremonies and community life in Palestine. (@ 00:42:55)
Zionist attacks and Palestinian popular resistance. (@ 01:07:38)
Revisiting Palestine. (@ 01:29:22)
Final reflections. (@ 01:51:23)

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