Atah Awwad

In this interview, conducted in November 2018 in Chantilly, Virginia, Yara Alsakbani (15) interviews her Grandpa, Atah Awwad (61) about his childhood in Palestine, and his life afterwards in Syria. In addition to his childhood, Atah talks about his life...

A Great Thanksgiving Listen with the Saba Family

This interview was between Presley Rayon and her maternal grandmother, Jeanette Saba. Jeanette Saba was born on April 27, 1945 in Beit-Jala, Palestine. They discussed Jeanette’s childhood, her husband, her children, and her strong faith.

Gratitude

The hardship people had to go through just to survive.

Dan Farah coming to America

The story of my dad and how he came to America and started a life from almost nothing

Dan Palmer and his grandmother Nazar Awwad talk about her life.

In this interview, conducted November 24, 2017 in Albany, NY, Dan Palmer (16) interviews his bilingual (in Arabic and English) Grandmother, Nazar Awwad (73), about her life in America as well as in the Middle East. Nazar shares some of...

Survival

My grandfathers father and mother were Jews in Palestine when the British were in charge and were able to stay this way and stay a Jewish family through multiple struggles.

Isa Haltam and father Hassan Haltam discuss being from three different cultures and how it has changed life in the US

In this interview, conducted on December 8th, 2019 in Plano, Texas, Isa Haltam interviews his father about his life, religion career, and family, and how they’ve affected his life in the United States. They begin talking about Hassan’s life, and...

Interview with My Tata

Renee Jubran tells us what it was like getting forced out of her home in Palestine and moving to America. Renee and her husband started a successful restaurant called the Falafel Hut in Knoxville, Tennessee.