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Al-Bassa', also known as Bissah (Caananite), Bezeth (Roman), and Ayn al-Bassa (Crusader), is a formerly Palestinian village in the District of Acre.

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1 Geography
2 History
3 Demographics
4 See also
5 External Links & References


Al-Bassa is located in the District of Acre, 19km north of Akko (Acre)


Al-Bassa was captured by Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, in Operation Ben-Ami, on May 14, 1948. The remaining residents were expulsed May 27, 1949, leaving behind a few houses, a church, and a shrine.



Number of houses: Israeli settlements: A military airport, Kefar Ro'sh ha-Niqra, Leman, Shelomi, Matzuva, Betset, Khanita

Public structures: Two mosques, two churches, three schools, several shrines

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