Interview with Raʼīfah Sha‘fāṭī

Biography: The interview was recorded on October 7, 1997 with Raʼīfah Sha‘fāṭī, female, born in 1912? in Akka, Palestine and resides in ‘Aramūn, Lebanon.
Interviewer: Hindī, Rīhām
Interviewee: Sha‘fāṭī, Raʼīfah
Place of Origin: Akka
In Collection: POHA, Al-Jana, Nakba Collection
Interview Audio/Video:
Format: audio
Duration: 02:15:06
Language: Arabic
Interview Date: 1997-10-07
Permanent Link:
Significant Figures:
al-Jazzār, ‘Abdullāh (Muftī); al-Khalīl, Nadīyā (Dressmaker).
Landmarks-Places of Worship:
Jāmi‘ al-Jazzār (Mosque); Sīdī Abū ‘Atabah (Maqām): al-Nabī Ṣāliḥ (Maqām); Sīdī ‘Izz al-Dīn (Maqām).
Landmarks-Cultural and Touristic Institutions:
Ḥammām al-Bāshā (Public bath).
Landmarks-Lakes, Rivers:
Nahr al-Na‘āmayn (River).
Table of Contents: Community and family life in Palestine. (@ 00:00:00)
Family, childhood and schooling. (@ 00:10:31)
Wedding and marriage customs. (@ 00:22:31)
Ceremonies and community traditions in Akka. (@ 00:51:23)
Refugees and living conditions. (@ 01:07:49)
Forced departure from Palestine. (@ 01:20:8)
Exile from Palestine. (@ 01:33:39)
Economic conditions in Palestine before Nakba. (@ 01:42:6)
Refugee life in Lebanon. (@ 02:05:52)

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