Monday, February 18, 2008
Nakba Archive: Refugees Relate History in Oral Testimonies
"A man from our village went to America at that time, and there he met a Jewish man. The latter asked him, 'Do your people in Sheikh Dawoud eat with gold or wooden spoons?' The man from our village answered, 'wooden, of course.' The Jewish told him 'go to the mosque of your village and call Bilal, sit there as long as you can.' When the man came back, he did as the Jewish man told him. The guard of the gold answered, 'if you hadn't said what you did, I would have made you very rich.'