Biriyya

Biriyya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 2, 1948 by The Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach.

Notable Places in the Area

Castle
Birya Fortress is a fortress built during the British Mandate near . Photo: Tomer hu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Synagogue
The is a 15th-century synagogue in , , named after 15th-century rabbi and kabbalist, Isaac Abuhav. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hospital
Rebecca Sieff Hospital is a general hospital in , that serves the residents of Safed, the and the northern . is situated 2½ km south of Biriyya.

Military facility
Ein Zeitim was an agricultural settlement about 2 km north of first established in 1891.

Localities in the Area

Village
is an agricultural village in northern . Photo: Boazshlomi, Public domain.

is a city in the region of , and is one of the oldest centers for Jewish learning and spirituality, home to the Kabbalah movement which is popular with celebrities. Photo: Beny Shlevich, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is a community settlement near in the in northern . is situated 3 km northeast of Biriyya. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Biriyya

Latitude
32.9783° or 32° 58' 42" north
Longitude
35.4997° or 35° 29' 59" east
Open Location Code
8G4QXFHX+8V
Elevation
824 metres (2,703 feet)
Geo­Names ID
295402

Also Known As

  • Arabic: بيريا
  • Dutch: Biriyya
  • Hebrew: ביריה
  • Persian: بیریا
  • Urdu: بیریا
  • Beria
  • Biria
  • Biriya
  • Biriyah
  • Biryah
  • Biryyah
  • Birīya Bet
  • Bīrya
  • Bīrī
  • ‘Ain Bīryā

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