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Fara فارة - פארה -

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 30, 1948
Distance from district center 11.5 (km) North of Safad
Elevation from the sea 675 (meters)
Map location See location number #38 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Hiram
Israeli attacking brigade The terror troops of Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade (committed several massacres)
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely destroyed with the exception of the village mosque.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis The village has been mostly terrorized by the news of the massacre committed by the Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade in the nearby villages of Safsaf and Jish.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 7,225
Jewish 0
Public 4
Total 7,229
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 173
Area planted w/ olives 86
Planted W/ Cereal 3,738
Built up 38
Cultivable 3,911
Non-Cultivable 3,280
before occupation
Year Population
1596 281
19th century 100
1922 217
1931 229
1945 320
1948 371
Est. Refugees 1998 2,280
Number of houses In (931): 42
Religious institutions One Mosque (still standing, but it needs renovation guys!)
Nearby wadies & rivers The village overlooked Wadi al-Fara.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Yir'on
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
One stone building (probably a mosque) stands on the site, as well as several stone terraces. On the whole, however, the site is overgrown with grass and fig trees. Less that 1 km north of it lies the settlement of Yir'on


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