Hula (Hule, Houla, Arabic: حولا‎) is a small Muslim village in southern Lebanon, on the southern side of the Litani river near the Lebanese-Israeli border. A common family name there is the family of Ktaish (قطيش). It is located 900 meters above sea-level.

Village Tradition of Making Bread

The village maintains its cultural traditions to the present day, and holds village festivals. The inhabitants of the village speak the Southern Lebanese dialect of Arabic.

Plaque Commemorating Deaths from 1948 Houla Massacre

Clouds in Houla

During the 1948 Arab-Israeli war two officers from the IDF carried out the Hula massacre in the village, killing over 80 civilians of ages 15–60.

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