Nicola Saras from Beit Jala discussing the Ottoman Period and World War I

Nicola Saras (from Beit Jala) interviewed by Reem Abu Sa'da.

He discusses the following: allies entered Beit Jala via the village of al-Walaja; they killed the locusts by using holy water in the church; issue of military conscription under Ottoman rule and how men used to wear women's clothes to avoid being caught.

Original audio: CD.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this CD was categorised as File 4 in Box 4.

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.