Interview with Aḥmad Krayyim al-Ḥāj

Biography: The interview was recorded on April 16, 2004 with Aḥmad Krayyim al-Ḥāj, male, born in 1925 in ʻAlmā, Palestine. He worked as a policeman with the British Army.
Interviewer: ʻUmar, ʻAbīr
Interviewee: al-Ḥāj, Aḥmad Krayyim
Place of Origin: ʻAlmā
In Collection: POHA, Al-Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: video
Duration: 01:13:30
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 2004-04-16
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Fāḥūm, Ziyād (Teacher); ʻAbdullāh, Amīn (Teacher); Mūsá, Aḥmad ʻUmar (Teacher); al-Mukaḥḥal, Sha‘bān (Policeman); al-Ḥāj, Aḥmad Ḥusayn (Teacher); Ḥusayn ʻᾹqil (Poet); Saʻīd, Aḥmad (Mayor); Farḥāt Sallām (Poet); al-Maḥmūd, Muḥammad (Poet); al-Shaʻbī, Abū Khalīl (Poet); ʻᾹqil, Ḥusayn (Poet); Sulaymān, Aḥmad Saʻīd (Mayor); Sallām, Farḥāt (Poet); Mall, Ḥasan (Revolutionary); Shdīd, Ghassān (Arab Salvation Army commander).
al-Ḥāj; al-ʻAjjāwī; Shaḥrūr; al-Zaghmūṭ; Zaghmūṭ.
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
Jāmiʻ al-Jazzār (Mosque); al-Nabī Yūshaʻ (Maqām); al-Nabī Yaʻqūb (Maqām); al-Nabī Yūsuf (Maqām); al-Nabī Ṣāliḥ (Maqām); Masjid al-Aqṣá (Mosque).
Landmarks-Private Institutions:
Keren Kayemeth (Corporation); British Bank (Bank).
Table of Contents: Education and Employment during the British Mandate. (@ 00:00:00)
Social life in ʻAlmā. (@ 00:17:19)
Ceremonies and community life in the village. (@ 00:31:52)
Political turmoil and the popular resistance. (@ 00:38:32)
Expulsion and refugee life in Lebanon. (@ 00:54:24)
Exile and hope of return. (@ 01:06:46)

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