About Places - All That Remains

Throughout the country, rubble and fragments of walls are all that remains of many villages occupied and depopulated by Israel since 1948:

Some villages have now almost totally disappeared under pasture and agricultural land:

In some places, parks and recreation grounds have been laid out over village sites:

Whereas most villages were totally demolished in 1948 or soon after, in others some houses were left to decay after the flight or expulsion of their inhabitants:

Often the village school was the only building left standing in the village:

Abandoned and decaying mosques, churches and shrines bear witness to villages which have now almost disappeared:

Throughout the country, village cemeteries have been encroached upon or have fallen into decay:

Other village houses and buildings have been reused for a wide variety of purposes: