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Bayt Far, Khirbat خربة بيت فار - ח'ירבת בית פאר -

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago


Google Earth
Picture for Bayt Far, Khirbat Village - Palestine: : A water hole is the only remain of the place that was ruined by the Zionists, it can be found near the top of the hill.
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 7, 1948
Distance from district center 14 (km) South of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 125 (meters)
Map location See location number #52 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly Operation Nachshon or Yoram
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Khirbat Bayt Far was completely obliterated, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Bayt Far, Khirbat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,457
Jewish 0
Public 147
Total 5,604
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 19
Planted W/ Cereal 5,337
Cultivable 5,356
Non-Cultivable 248
before occupation
Year Population
1922 28
1931 26
1945 300
1948 348
Est. Refugees 1998 2,137
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 11
1948 147
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Beyt Pe'er and Tal Shachar.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalid, all that remains of the village:-
All that is left of the village are debris and girders heaped together in a small area