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Nakba Oral History Video Podcast: Interview with Muhammad Abu Farhan From 'Ararah
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Posted on September 8, 2006
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Name Muhammad Abu Farhan  
محمد أبو فرحان
Year of Birth 1935
Interviewed By     R. Mahmoud & S. 'Ajjawi   
Duration 144+ Minutes
Interview Date Aug. 17th, 2006
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Posted by إسماعيل محمد فرحان أبوفرحان on July 5, 2012 #144865

نحن نعتز بجدنا الراحل محمد ابوفرحان رحمه الله عليه كما نعتز بأرضنا وتاريخنا التي مهما مرت علينا الأعوام لن ننساها ولن نفرط بها ..... .
Posted by ابن البيطار الحمايدة on July 28, 2011 #136632

ان ذكريات فلسطين محفورة في ذاكرة الاجيال جيلا بعد جيل وفلسطين ارض المعاد ارض اجدادي وستعوديوما ماوجيل اليوم توارث ميراث فلسطين من الاجداد وسيسلم هذا الاث التاريخي للاحفاد.
Posted by محمد عطوه ابو فرحان on December 5, 2008 #58795

رحمة الله عليك يا ابو اسماعيل
Posted by محمد العزب on January 20, 2008 #27484

شششششكراعلى هذا العمل الرائع الجميل الذي يحاول العدو تخليصنا من واقعنا من ابعادنا عن الحقيقة