Interview with ‘Alī Muḥammad al-Najjār

Biography: The interview was recorded on July 17, 1997 with ‘Alī Muḥammad al-Najjār, male, born in 1913 in Safad, Palestine and resides in Nahr al-Bārid Palestinian Refugee Camp, Lebanon. He was a carpenter.
Interviewer: ‘Awaḍ, Walīd
Jum‘ah, Muḥammad
Interviewee: al-Najjār, ‘Alī Muḥammad
Place of Origin: Safad
In Collection: POHA, Al-Jana, Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: audio
Duration: 01:32:24
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 1997-07-17
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
Qaddūrah, Zakī (Municipal council); al-Ḥāj Khalīl, Aḥmad (Shaykh); Mir‘bī, Muṣṭafá (Governor); ʻArābī, Muṣṭafá (School principal); Shamar, ‘Alī (Coffeehouse owner); ‘Asqūl, ʻAlī (Public servant); al-Saʻīd, Maḥmūd (Village leader); Qaddūrah, Walīd (Martyr); Ṭāfish, Aḥmad (Trader).
Khaḍrā; Qaddūrah.
Landmarks-Public Institutions:
Haifa port (Port).
Landmarks-Cultural and Touristic Institutions:
Ḥisbat Safad (Market).
Table of Contents: Political conditions in the city before Nakba. (@ 00:00:02)
Memories of life in Palestine and Lebanon. (@ 00:07:43)
Community life in the city. (@ 00:19:31)
Socio-political dynamics before Nakba. (@ 00:31:29)
War time, city occupation and the expulsion. (@ 00:44:24)
Refugee life in Lebanon. (@ 01:01:49)

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