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Welcome To Kabara
District of Haifa
كبارة - כבארה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 30, 1948
Distance from district center 30 (km) South East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 25 (meters)
Map location See location number #38 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly the Coastal Clearing Operation
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Kabara inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,070
Jewish 3,487
Public 5,274
Total 9,831
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 2 0
Irrigated & Plantation 20 0
Area planted w/ olives 20 0
Planted W/ Cereal 4,310 3,065
Cultivable 4,332 3,065
Non-Cultivable 2,012 422
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 572
1945 120
1948 139
Est. Refugees 1998 855
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 117
1948 117
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to Kabara by Pain Perdu.
Archeological sites A nearby cave contained a deep Middle Palaeolithic deposit that was covered by a Natufian layer dating to about the 9th millennium B.C.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ma'yan Tzevi, Ma'agan Mikha'el, & Beyt Chananya
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Language External Links
Arabic في كتاب لكي لا ننسى
في كتاب بلادنا فلسطين
المزيد من موقع هوية
Hebrew Nakba-Online

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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The rubble from the village houses has been moved up the slope where it is now visible, covered with dirt."

 

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