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Kabara كبارة - כבארה -

District of Haifa
Ethnically cleansed days ago


Google Earth
Picture for Kabara Village - Palestine: : Village Rubble In 1987
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 cleansed 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
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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External Links
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المزيد من موقع هوية
Nakba-Online (Hebrew)

Bibliography and References

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."