During the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, a number of Greek Orthodox villages were affected, including:
- Kafr Bir'im
In addition around 20,000 fled Haifa, 20,000 fled West Jerusalem, 700 fled Acre and 10,000 fled Jaffa. However prominent members remained such as Tawfik Toubi, Emile Toma and Emile Habibi and they went on to be leaders of the Communist party in Israel.
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The term 1948 War can refer to any of the following events:
- 1948 Palestine war with :
- its civil war period : the 1947-1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine
- the regular war between Israel and neighbouring Arab states : the 1948 Arab-Israeli War
- Costa Rican Civil War
... According to Israeli sources the village was attacked and occupied on 25 April 1948 ... This is Abu Mohamed from the village, describing what happened on 25 April 1948 ...
... On May 30, 1948, in the first stage of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, Lajjun was captured by Israel's Golani Brigade in Operation Gideon ...
... In January and February 1948 Palmah raiders destroyed houses in Yazur and Salama ... depopulated in the weeks leading up to the 1948 Arab–Israeli war, during Haganah's offensive Mivtza Hametz (Operation Hametz) 28–30 April 1948 ... that "it is clear that the inhabitants have no stomach for war and.. ...
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