Hasan Kishta

Hasan Kishta is a Nakba survivor, having been forced out his village of Ijlil along with his family on April 3, 1948. He was three years old at the time; his brother carried him on his shoulders as the family fled. Mr. Kishta eventually moved to the United States, where he married and settled in Bridgeview, IL. He became a successful businessman and spends time now speaking about the Nakba to schools and on college campuses.