Khirbat Umm Burj
|Khirbat Umm Burj|
|Date of depopulation||Not known|
|Cause(s) of depopulation|
Khirbat Umm Burj was a Palestinian Arab village in the Hebron Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War on October 28, 1948 during the Third stage of Operation Yo'av under the command of Yigal Allon. It was located 31 km northwest of Hebron.
In 1945 it had a population of 140. The villagers used to obtain drinking water from three wells on the northern outskirts of the village.
- Alfred Arteaga, famed poet
- Morris, 2004, p. xix village #326. Morris gives both cause and date of depopulation as "Not known".
- 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.
- Welcome To Umm Burj, Khirbat,
- Umm Burj, Khirbat, from the Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center
- All About... Khirbat Umm Burj, from Zochrot
- Tour to Umm Burj
- Remembering Umm Burj, Umm Burj booklet, 08/2008
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