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Nakba Oral History Podcast: Interview with Rafiq Fahmawi
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Posted on November 11, 2005
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Name Rafiq Fahmawi  
رفيق فحماوي
Year of Birth 1937
Interviewed By     Abdel Majeed Dandeis   
Duration 240+ Minutes
Interview Date Dec. 7, 2004
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Posted by محمد كامل الشيخ يوسف on July 14, 2011 #136272

السلام عليكم الله يطول بعمرك ياعم ابو فارس الله يديم عليك ذاكرتك الي عندك والله امتعتنا في الحديث عن ايام البلد لاننا ما بنعرف شي عنها انشاء الله راجعين الى فلسطين
Posted by المهندس صبحي دبور فحماوي on December 3, 2010 #127075

بارك الله ى بك ياشيخ المشايخ يا ابوفارس وبارك لك ععلى هذه الذاكره الحيه التي رسخت جزء من تاريخ ام الزينات امدالله بعمرك و حفظ لك شبابك يا شيخ ابو فارس
Posted by فراس فحماوي on April 26, 2010 #110715

الله يسلم هالطله ياعمي ويطول بعمرك
وانشالله بنرجع بمعيتك
Posted by خالد رشيد فحماوي on July 30, 2009 #84743

صح لسانك عمي رفيق عرابي على هذه المعلومات القيمه عن بلدناام الزينات اطال الله في عمرك لترى ام الزينات مع بعضنا