Most of them were told to leave, and yes were not allowed to return. It was a ethnic war! And did jews have to leave predominantely palestinian aereas and were their properties distryed or taken? Of course, in Hebron, the whole jewish quarter incl grave yards in Jerusalem etc were destroyed. Were they allowed back? No it was a war like other wars. Period.
Justice Ministry: Information examined by AG about Gal Hirsch didn't come from police (Haaretz)
from the article: How to tell when a Mideast Expert is lying