Ghabat Kafr Sur
|Ghabat Kafr Sur|
|Date of depopulation||May 15, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation|
|Current localities||Beyt Yahoshu'a, Tel Yitzchaq, and Kefar Netter|
Ghabat Kafr Sur was a mixed Palestinian Arab and Jewish village in the Tulkarm Subdistrict of Mandatory Palestine. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War on May 15, 1948 under Operation Coastal Clearing. It was located 16 km southwest of Tulkarm.
In 1945, the village had a population of 1,130, with 390 of them Jewish.
The village lands totaled 19,666 dunams, of which 4,506 were privately owned by Arabs and 10,384 by Jews.
- Hadawi, Sami (1970), Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center
- Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, ISBN 0-88728-224-5
- Morris, Benny (2004), The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6
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