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Jiryes Farhat to Suleiman Farhat, 1 April 1934

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posted on 27.03.2020 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Jacob Norris
The images are a digital reproduction of a handwritten letter and accompanying translation donated by Kathy Sa'ade Kenny.

The letter is a message from Jiryes Farhat to his son Suleiman Farhat who was living in California at the time managing his and his wife Katrina's shop. Katrina and the children were living in Ramallah at the time with Jiryes and his wife Miriam. Jiryes describes how Katrina tried to leave Palestine with her son Fred with the help of her family and go back to California. Jiryes reports a dramatic meeting between the two families which involved the police. Issa Farhat scribes.

These images exist as part of the Katrina Sa'ade Letters collection within the Katrina Sa'ade project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

Issa Farhat, Jiryes Farhat

Contributors

Kathy Sa'ade Kenny, Salim Tamari

Date

01/04/1934

Type

Digital reproduction of handwritten letter and accompanying translation.

Source

Kathy Sa'ade Kenny

Language

Arabic, English

Spatial

31.908863,35.204510

Spatial Relation

Ramallah Palestine

Identifier

pb_ks_ksl_019340401-0044aa.pdf, pb_ks_ksl_019340401-0044ab.pdf

Rights

Kathy Sa'ade Kenny

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