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Ibrahim Rishmawi, aged 91 from Beit Sahour discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

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posted on 21.08.2019 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Ibrahim Rishmawi (91 years old from Beit Sahour) interviewed by Manar al-Sous in 2006.

He discusses the following: British Mandate and the Arab Revolt of 1936-39; Balfour Declaration and the uprisings against British rule; development of conflict with Zionism; poverty of the people during the Arab Revolt and how his family suffered trying to harvest their fig trees near Jewish settlements; during the Revolt people used to go out to buy things and were protected along the road by the rebels.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 17 of Box 18.

This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

Manar al-Sous

Contributors

Adnan Musallam, Niveen Hazboun, Laila Ayyad, Yacoub Alatrash

Date

06/28/1905

Type

Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript

Source

Bethlehem University

Language

Arabic

Spatial

31.6978535,35.2197752

Spatial Relation

Beit Sahour

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_020060000-0069aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_020060000-0069ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports