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, town (1994 pop. 21,600), NE Israel. One of Israel's four holy cities, it has a thriving artists' colony and many museums and ancient synagogues. Ceramics, diamonds, and handicrafts are produced in the town, which has a large Orthodox Jewish population. Founded c.A.D.
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For how is the planned expulsion and dispossession of Palestinian Bedouin different from that of the majority of Palestinians expelled from Haifa, 'Akka, Jaffa, Safad, Jerusalem or Beer al-Sabe' (to name only a few examples) in 1948?
As a case in point, drawing upon Ben Gurion to demonstrate that from March 1948 it was Zionist policy "to ethnically cleanse the country as a whole," (32) he quotes him as having said that the Haganah "captured many Arab positions and liberated Tiberias and Haifa, Jaffa, and Safad .
Professor, Clinical Neuroscience & Population Genetics & Department of Neurology, Ziv Medical Center, Safad, Israel.
In Israel, by contrast, when the chief Rabbi of Safad exhorted Jews not to sell houses to Arabs, the Israeli legal system came down upon him like a ton of bricks.
In termenii actualei impartiri administrative, teritoriul evreiesc proiectat de Comisie ar cuprinde sub districtele Acra, Safad, Tiberias, Nazareth, Haiffa si o parte din subdistrictele Jenin-Tulkarum, Beisan, Jaffa si Ramla; teritoriul arab ar cuprinde sub districtele Nablous, Ramallah, Jericho, Hebron, Gaza, Beersheba si parte din subdistrictele Baisan, Jenin, Tulkarm, Jaffa, Rambla, Jerusalim si Bethlehem.
Syrian troops were closing in on Tiberias, and the Lebanese on Safad, the biggest city in the northern Galilee.
Mordechai's son Shmuel Eliyahu, the chief rabbi of Safad, elaborated on his father's comments, stating: "If they don't stop after we kill 100, then we must kill a thousand.
Most of the camp's inhabitants come from Galilee villages: Safad, Saffouri, Saasaa, Loubieh, Khalssa and Safsaf.
Este poeta palestino, nacido en la ciudad de Safad en 1938 y expulsado de su tierra al crearse el estado de Israel por Naciones Unidas, fue maestro en escuelas sirias y vivio refugiado en Espana durante largo periodo de tiempo.
It took less than three hours to reach Safad, renamed Tsvat by Israel after 1948.
July 14 Haifa attacks with rockets landing 40 kilometers into Galilee in northern Israel in the settlements of Safad and Naharia.
Margaret Nassar, herself a refugee from Safad in northern Galilee.