Ishwa' was a Palestinian village that was captured by
Israelduring the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. The village was located about 20 km west of Jerusalem, on the present location of Eshta'ol.
In the 1931 British census of Palestine, Ishwa had a population of 468 in 126 houses. The village was captured by the
Israel Defense Forceson July 16, 1948in Operation Daniby the Harel Brigade. All of its inhabitants fled or were expelled.
List of villages depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war
* [http://www.palestineremembered.com/Jerusalem/Ishwa%27/index.html Palestine Remembered - Ishwa]
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