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Nakba Oral History Video Podcast: interview with Sami Beidas
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Posted on August 17, 2006
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Name Sami Beidas  
سامي بيدس
Year of Birth 1931
Interviewed By     Fawwaz Salameh   
Duration 275+ Minutes
Interview Date July 30, 2006
During the interview, a picture of the village's family tree was taken, which can be viewed by clicking here.

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Posted by منال وليد بيدس on March 11, 2014 #153946

الشكر العميق للسيد سامي اجب عن تساؤلات كبيرة لا اعلم ان كنت على قيد الحياة لكن اثريت ذاكرتنا بتفاصيل قيمة :)
Posted by Baidas on March 30, 2009 #72527

معلومات قيمه
من احد افراد عائله عريقه
فكم افخر بكوني من عائله بيدس
Posted by ابو ثائر on January 7, 2009 #62699

بسم الله الرحمن الرحين
اشكركم على المعلومات القيمه عن قرى فلسطين وانا من قرية الشيخ مونس وان شاءالله تعود يا رب لا هلها الفلسطينيين قريبا باذن الله
Posted by ابراهيم بدر on March 18, 2008 #32025

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته اشكر القائمين على هذا العمل واتمنى لكم التوفيق حيث سررت كثيرا عندما شاهدت قريتي على الموقع انا من الشيخ مونس وهاجرت سنة 1948 وانا من مواليد 1941 والله يعطيكم العافية
Posted by hana beidas on August 13, 2007 #19125

ana 3aishee fee hollanda wa ma 3eendee keyboard 3arabee wa lakeen 7abeet a3alee2 3ala elmawdoo3 ana far7aanee kteer enee la2eet hada elmawqee3 konet dayman 3eendee as2eelee fee hada elmawdoo3 shokran elkom 3ala maghodkom
Posted by Hazem Ibrahim Abukhail on July 14, 2007 #18079

Dear listners for Sami Baydas interview My mother is daughter of Abed Alqader Baydas,Sami Baydas must be sure of what he say it through his interview. Some wrong information (Sami Baydas)provide it for Mr Fawaz salameh through the interview. He said in the interview that my Brother (Khalil Ibrahim Abukhail)was killed by the revelution people on 1936,the correct information which every one in Shekh Munes know and my mother told me it ,that my brother was killed in a gun shooting by a British police man and the revelution people killed this police man. I am sure such wrong information which Sami Baydas provide in the interview will bring bad reputation for my died brother and for me also. I know vey very well history of Baydas family,please read what Hanna Abu Eid wrote and ask much from Shekh Munes about Baydas family,to know what are Baydas faily is .[lease read what Hanna Abu Eid wrote about them. Hazem Ibrahim Abukhail The green house is my father house