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al-Birwa' was a Palestinian village that was captured by Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

DistrictDistrict of Acre
Location10.5 km east of Acre
Israeli occupation dateJuly 18, 1948
Israeli military operationOperation Dekel
Israeli attacking brigaden/a
DefendersLocal militia and ALA volunteers, altogether 96 men
Remaining population after occupation0
Remaining structures after occupationThree houses, two shrines, one school
1596 1931 1945
121 996 1,460
Number of houses1931: 224
Historical names
Caananite name n/a
Roman name n/a
Crusader name Broet
Israeli settlement(s)Kibbutz Yas'ur, Achihud
Public structuresOne mosque, one church, two schools, two shrines

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