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.|
|Interviewee:||al-Ḥāj, Aḥmad Krayyim
|Place of Origin:||ʻAlmā
|In Collection:||POHA, Al-Nakba Collection|
Education -- Palestine -- 20th century.
Palestine -- Zionist colonization -- History -- To 1948.
Expulsion -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
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).
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)