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Welcome To al-Nabi Rubin - النبي روبين (א-נבי רובין)

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Nabi Rubin Village - Palestine: : مقام النبي روبين
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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date November 1, 1948
Distance from district center 28 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 550 (meters)
Map location See location number #5 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Hiram
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Nabi Rubin was mostly destroyed with the exception of its shrine.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Nabi Rubin inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 12,548
Jewish 0
Public 6,015
Total 18,563
Town's name through history The village may have been named after Hebrew prophet Rubin. The name suggests that the town may have been occupied by the Israelites at one point in time. A village with the same name was as well destroyed by the "Jewish State" southwest of al-Ramla City, lookup al-Nabi Rubin in al-Ramla district for details.
Schools al-Nabi Rubin students used to attend school in nearby village of Tarbikha.
Shrines/maqams The village contains a shrine for the al-Nabi Rubin which remains standing to this date.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Shomera, Even Menachem, Kefar Rosenwald, and Shetula.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The shrine of al-Nabi Rubin is all that remains of the village."