Ras Abu 'Ammar

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Ras Abu 'Ammar
Subdistrict Jerusalem
Palestine grid 158/127
Population 620 (1945)
Area 8,342 dunams
Date of depopulation October 21, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces
Current localities Tzur Hadassa

Ras Abu 'Ammar was a Palestinian Arab village in the Jerusalem Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on October 21, 1948 by the Har'el Brigade of Operation ha-Har. It was located 14 km west of Jerusalem, surrounded on three sides by the Wadi al-Sarar.


  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p.xx, village #347. Also gives cause of depopulation


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Coordinates: 31°44′17″N 35°05′25″E / 31.73806°N 35.09028°E / 31.73806; 35.09028