Kfar Kama in Kfar Kama, Israel

Source: Atlas Obscura

Circassians

Kfar Kama is one of the homes of the Circassians, a Muslim minority that draws a strict line between belief and nationalism, allowing them to devote themselves to both.

This small town in the Galilee region of Israel may date as far back as the 4th century according to some tombs found in the region, and has been known by many names over the centuries, however it was not until the late 1800’s that the current incarnation of the city was established. After fleeing persecution in the Russian Caucasus, just over 1,000 Circassian immigrants settled in what would become Kfar ...

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