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Welcome To al-Manara - المنارة (אל-מנארה)

District of Tiberias
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Manara Village - Palestine: : Ruins of the destroyed Palestinian village, and lake Tiberias in the background
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date March 1, 1948
Distance from district 5 (km) South of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea 255 (meters)
Map location See location #14 on the map

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Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction al-Manara was completely obliterated and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Manara inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 4,185
Jewish 1,410
Public 1,202
Total 6,797
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 4,320 1,235
Built up 13 174
Cultivable 4,320 1,235
Non-Cultivable 1,054 1
Year Population
1931 214
1945 580
1948 568
Est. Refugees 1998 3,491
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 33
1948 87
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to al-Manara by Menan.
Water supply The village had several springs including a group of hot springs.
Archeological sites al-Manara contains Khirbat al-Manara and Khirbat Sarjuna.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Poriyya is nearby village lands.
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The site has been levelled and is strewn with pieces of black stone. At its northern edge are walls of dark stone, with doum palm trees growing in their midst. At the site, a sign (in Arabic, Hebrew, and English) reads, "This is a historical site, please protect it"

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