Al-Manara

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Al-Manara
Arabic المنارة
Subdistrict Tiberias
Palestine grid 201/240
Population 580 (1945)
Area 6,797 dunams
Date of depopulation early March, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces

Al-Manara (Arabic: المنارة‎) was a Palestinian Arab village in the Tiberias Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on March 1, 1948 by Jewish troops. It was located 5 km south of Tiberias. The Crusaders referred to al-Manara as Menan.[citation needed]

In 1945 it had total population of 580. Al-Manara contains Khirbat al-Manara and Khirbat Sarjuna.

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  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p xvii village #99. Also gives cause of depopulation

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