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This Circassian village, 8 km north of Safed,  is the twin of the only other Circassian village in Israel: Kafr Kama. The residents of Rihaniya are mostly Circassian.  The village was established in 1873 ...

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Kafr Kama

Circassians in Israel The Circassians in Israel refers to the Adyghe community who live in Israel. They are Sunni Muslims, they tend to put an emphasis on the separation between their religion and their nationality. Israel has about 4,000 Circassians, ...

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