Jurj Tu'mah



Streaming Media


Organization of Arab Students, Portland State University


59 minutes

Original Description

Speakers name listed as George Tomeh in recording notes.


Jurj Tu'mah (George J. Tomeh), an author and diplomat, served as Syrian Ambassador to the U.N. 1965-1972.

In this presentation sponsored by the Organization of Arab Students at Portland State University, Ambassador Tu'mah discusses the history of Arab-Israeli relations in the Middle East, the establishment of the state of Israel, and the origins of conflict between Palestine and Israel. He is introduced by Professor Frederick Schuman.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


United Nations, Middle East -- Diplomatic history

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, dual track


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Transcript added July 20, 2021.

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