Ein Hod (Hebrew: עֵין הוֹד) is a village in Haifa District in northern Israel. Located at the foot of Mount Carmel and southeast of Haifa, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaCarmel Regional Council and has the status of community settlement. In 2019 it had a population of 643.
|Etymology: Spring of the cistern|
|Geopolitical entity||Mandatory Palestine|
|Date of depopulation||15 July 1948|
|• Total||12,605 dunams (12.605 km2 or 4.867 sq mi)|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Military assault by Yishuv forces|
|Current localities||Ein Hod Nir Etzion|
The village is situated on a hillside amidst olive groves, with a view of the Mediterranean Sea. Prior to the 1948 Arab–Israeli War Ein Hod was the site of the Palestinian village of Ein Hawd. Most of the Arab inhabitants were expelled during the war, however some remained in the area and settled nearby, forming a new village, also by the name of Ein Hawd.