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District of Gaza
جسير - ג'סיר
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 17, 1948
Distance from district center 35 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location number #21 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly Operation Barak or Operation Yo'av
Israeli attacking brigade Giv'ati Brigade
Defenders Egyptian Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village was mostly destroyed with the exception of a single house.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Jusayr inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 12,015
Jewish 0
Public 346
Total 12,361
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 11,863
Built up 54
Cultivable 11,863
Non-Cultivable 444
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 330
1922 579
1922 579
1931 839
1945 1,180
1948 1,369
Est. Refugees 1998 8,406
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 246
1948 401
Schools Jusayr had an elementary school for boys which was founded in 1937, and in 1945 it had an enrollment of 74 students.
Religious institutions One mosque
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Menucha and Wardon
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"One concrete, flat-roofed house still stands in the middle of a peach orchard. Its front facade has two rectangular windows and a rectangular entrance in the middle. The debris of houses among tall grasses and weeds is visible. "

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
بنت الجسير شتات irbid, jordan
خالد الناطور - -
يحيى برهم برهم الرياض
أنس بركات - -
عبدالله حسين الخطيب السبايبة الرمثا
أحمد قنو السبايبة -
M7MD DARWISH DARWISH JORDAN, JORDAN
الشيخ حسين عليان اربد
المهندس - بغداد, العراق
عماد بركات - -
ابو محمد رزق الرياض, الرياض
عطاالله الشمالي - الاردن, الاردن
نواف ابوناب hf,khf jordan
هشام برهم برهم الرياض, السعودية
عماد عبيد عبيد(السبايبه) الرياض, السعودية
نضال ابو ناب ابو ناب العين, الامارات
محمد بركات بركات -
عصام الشيخ حسين عبدربه-الشيخ حسين الرمثا, الاردن-الرمثا
faluje faluje faluje -
ابو اسيل رزق مادبا, الاردن
احمد محمد رزق - الرصيفه
بسام احمد رزق - الرصيفه
محمد قنو قنو ( السبايبة ) الرمثا
ياسر الشمالي الشمالي الرمثا, الأردن
Jameel Al-Shamali Ramtha, Jordan
عاشق ارض الشهداء الحوامده عمان, الاردن
ABD AL-HAMEED JABER REZEQ rezeq AMMAN, AMMAN
Huda Abdel Alhamed Rezeq Rezeq Minnosata, United States
nahida rezeq rezeq MN U.S.A
بنت العبسي العبسي العبسي -
سعدي الشمالي الرمثا, الأردن
غسان الشمالي - -, الرمثا
Ahmad Nofal Abu Nab Madaba, Jordan
Ashraf Jaber - chicago, USA
imran shamali alshamali -
nedal rezeq rezeq رزق m n, u s a
عماد الشمالي الشمالي الرمثا, الاردن
hamdan - irbid
محمد ابو اجميل ابو اجميل اربد
غزاويه ملص الرمثا
Mohammed Rezeq Rezeq -
SSJB Barham -
صلاح - arbid
ahmad obaid al sabaybih irbid, jordan
Ahmed Alkhateeb - -
Ahmed Alkhateeb - -
عدلي عامر الخطيب الخطيب أبوظبي, أبوظبي
أبو عبدالله سلمان (صرصور) Gaza, Palestine
نايف العلي gaza, palestine
Akram Amer - -
Al_KiNg درويش الاردن, الاردن
محمد abojmeal ابو اجميل اربد, الاردن
Abo D@rWish درويش عمان, الاردن
الفلسطيني الثائر بركات -
mohammad abdulrahim alali jordan, jordan
ابو غالب الحمارشه jinen, jinen
MOHANNAD SHATAT - -
ziad shatat shatat uae, uae
Hisham Nayef Alali United Kingdom
Alali alali jordan, 0962
Mohammad Shatat Shatat Irbid, Jordan
فواز شتات Shatat Kansas, USA
omar mallah almallah -
قرارية - -
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