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Welcome To Mi'ar - ميعار (מיעאר)

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 15, 1948
Distance from district center 17.5 (km) Southeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 275 (meters)
Map location See location number #25 on the map
Israeli military operation Second stage of Operation Dekel
Israeli attacking brigade Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Mi'ar was completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Mi'ar inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 10,785
Jewish 0
Public 3
Total 10,788
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 113
Area planted w/ olives 361
Planted W/ Cereal 2,878
Built up 37
Cultivable 2,991
Non-Cultivable 7,760
before occupation
Year Population
1596 55
19th century 1,500
1922 429
1931 543
1945 770
1948 893
Est. Refugees 1998 5,485
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 109
1948 179
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to Mi'ar by Myary.
Schools An elementary school which was founded by the Ottomans in 1888, however, it closed its doors in the final years of the Empire.
Archeological sites Mi'ar contains the remains of buildings, fragments of columns, olive presses, and cisterns.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Segev, Ya'ad, and Manof.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"Some truncated stone walls, simple graves, and fig and olive trees remain on the site"


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Yosof Miari Miari Palestinian, Palestine our homeland
Rima Blue eyes H Ramallah, Holy Palestine
Khalil Hamze Hamze Sakhnin, Occupied Palestine
sholy sholy saida, saida
Abu Ashwaq & Haneen Miari -
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hesham shehadeh shehadeh kiel, germany
العهد haibai -
jamal turkey turkey sha'ap, pl-1948
Sahar Miari Mi3ar -
fayad - israel, israel
moatasem alhebi - -
alhebi fouad Alhebi Germany
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