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Welcome To Yasur
District of Gaza
ياصور - יאצור
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date June 9, 1948
Distance from district center 40 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 50 (meters)
Map location See location number #3 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Barak
Israeli attacking brigade First Battalion of the Giv'ati Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been mostly destroyed with the exception of few deserted houses.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Yasur inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 13,102
Jewish 2,871
Public 417
Total 16,390
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 636 741
Irrigated & Plantation 180 13
Planted W/ Cereal 12,173 2,117
Built up 35 0
Cultivable 12,989 2,871
Non-Cultivable 495 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 303
1922 456
1931 654
1945 1,070
1948 1,241
Est. Refugees 1998 7,622
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 129
1948 244
Schools Yasur had an elementary school for boys founded in 1923, and in 1945 it had an enrollment of 123 students.
Religious institutions One handsome mosque
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Talmey Yechi'el and Bene 'Ayish
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The village is a closed, fenced-in military zone. At the village entrance there is a sign: "TAT Aircraft Parts Industrial Firm." A single undemolished house stands some 10 m away from the entrance"

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
جدوع التميمي الرياض, السعوديه
محد المحتسب التميمي الاردن
ALI ALHAJ - -
هبه اسماعيل موسى الاحمد - -
عبد القادر محمد حسن أبو الريش - -
رياض درويش - الزرقاء
loranspoker ALNAMROUTI AMMAN/ ALASHRAFIYEH , AMMAN
jihad harb - naharia, فلسطين 48
jehad arab Arab Texas, Texas
وهيب درويش درويش المشيرفة
nabeel aldaher darwish -
Abedellatif Alohtseeb Eltamimi PNA, Germany
حسن الحاج المحتسبين عمان
tariq ghaith -
abo almared naser Gaza, jabalia camp
صالح سعيد درويش درويش -
arab arab amman, jordan
Al-motaz shaheen Shaheen Kuwait
ismail a. hammad alnatour ALNATOUR SAUDI ARABIA
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