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, town (1994 pop. 14,900), NE Israel, in the Jordan River valley, c.300 ft (90 m) below sea level. Situated in a fertile farming region, it is a center for agricultural experiments. Textiles are manufactured.
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The Christian communities of Safad, Beisan, Kufr Bir'im, Iqrith, Suhmata, Al Birwa, Ma'alul, Al Bassa and many others who are still waiting for justice to prevail.
During and after the war, the Zionist forces proceeded to wipe out entire villages and other civilian landmarks, obliterating hundreds of Palestinian villages and completely clearing five towns (Safad, Beisan, Tiberias, Beersheba, and al Majdal) of their Arab residents.
Interior Ministry's remarks said it is likely that an earthquake measuring 7,5 degrees at Richter Scale could hit the country with its center in Beisan.
Jewish soldiers of his hometown, Beisan, twenty miles south of the Sea
There are also the eyewitness accounts of the march from Lydda by Father Audeh Rantisi, an Anglican priest who later served as the deputy Mayor of Ramallah, and Canon Naim Ateeq's memory of the forced removal of the people of Beisan (Beit Shan).
This along with the occupation of Acre, Tiberias, Haifa, Beisan, Jaffa and Safad, all before May 15, caused Palestinians to flee their homes; and this is what caused a breakdown in the Oslo Agreement when Israel would not face the questions of reparation and repatriation.
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.
All the people in Shatila, indeed all the Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, are exiles from the parts of Palestine that were occupied by Israel in 1948, cities like Haifa, Acre, Safad, Beisan and Jaffa.
on horseback] from Beisan, the Jordan Valley, even from the Transjordan.
This is in response to Beisan Al Shafei's 'Why are people still in denial about radiation?
Are provides the reader with Na'im Ateek's description of what happened to him, an 11-year old, when the Jews came to take Beisan on May 12, 1948.
Whole cities were abandoned by the Arabs: Jaffa, Acre, Lida, Ramie, Beisan, Majdal, around 388 towns and villages containing about one-quarter of the buildings in Israel at the time; about 10,000 shops and businesses; about half the citrus crop that then existed in Israel.