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Father Ibrahim Ayad, a very know Palestinian personnality. He spent his life serving the casue of Justice, peace and Trtuh for his people. He was born in Beit-Sahour in 1910. Fr. labib Kobti interviewed him in his office at the Latin Patriarchate Seminary of Beit Jala in 1996.

Abdallah Mugannam born in Ramallah, Palestine, January 15th 1907 worked as a teacher from 1926 to 1967 in Madaba, Jordan and Ramallah Palestine. He was awarded by the Jordanian Ministery of Education as one of the best teacher at that time. He lives actually in San Francisco, California. He was interviewed 1989 by Friedhelm Ernest, M.A. from the Free University of Berlin, Germany and in 1999 by Fr. Labib Kobti, Parish priest of the Arab-American Roman Catholic Community of San Francisco. This work is a great Oral Historical document on the history of Middle East, Palestine and Ramallah

People that I met during my visit to Houston, TX and Washington DC, February 1999 between them, Don Kruse a former American Consul in Jerusalem 1976-1980, Hasan A. Rahman, Chief Represntative of the Palesinian National Authority in Washington D.C. Fr. Drew Christianson, S.J. Former Secretary of the US Catholic Bishop Conference on International Policy, Fr. Majdi Al-Siryani, Legal Advisor of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem