On April 9, 1948, a Jewish militia entered the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin and killed over 100 villagers.

Soon after, a mental hospital named Kfar Shaul was built on the ruins.

The first patients to be committed were Holocaust survivors.

Information on the web about Deir Yassin:
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Deir Yassin Remembered
2001 Report by Paul Eisen, a London-based Director of Deir Yassin Remembered
A Recent Memorial Ceremony For the Victims at Deir Yassin
Article on the 57th anniversary of the Deir Yassin killings from Occupation Magazine
Articles about Deir Yassin from Miftah.org
Google search for Deir Yassin