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Interview with Ruby

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Date of Interview

October 15, 2019


Joseph Seif



Biographical Text

Ruby was born in Jordan's Capital city of Amman. She moved a lot throughout Jordan since her father held a high ranking position in the Jordanian military. She came to the U.S. to work on her Ph.D. in computer science and converted from Islam to Christianity


44:32 minutes



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Binghamton University

Digital Format


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Religion, Amman, Jordan, Binghamton University, Israel/Palestine, Jordanian military, Christianity, Islam


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This collection includes interviews of Middle Eastern immigrants who settled in the Binghamton area. Since the rise of nationalism and the repression of minorities during the last phase of the Ottoman Empire, the ethnic groups in the Middle East have faced physical pressure and violence, cultural assimilation, and ethnic… More

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