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District of Haifa
دالية الروحة - דאלית א-רוחא
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date March 1, 1948
Distance from district center 24.5 (km) South East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 200 (meters)
Map location See location number #27 on the map
Israeli military operation Mishmar Ha'emek Battle
Israeli attacking brigade Some unknown troops from the Haganah.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
In mid-June 1948, the village has been completely obliterated, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Daliyat al-Rawha' inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 178
Jewish 9,614
Public 216
Total 10,008
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 98 0
Planted W/ Cereal 56 9,595
Built up 24 19
Cultivable 154 9,595
Non-Cultivable 216 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1922 135
1931 163
1945 600 (320 Jewish)
1948 325
Est. Refugees 1998 1,995
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 46
1948 91
Archeological sites Daliyat al-Rawha' had a Khirba located northwest of its center.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ramot Menashe & Daliyya
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The stone rubble of houses, covered with dirt, bushes, and thorny shrubs, is visible. Clusters of cactus cover a large portion of the site. A few meters to the north of this tree there are stones strewn among the cactus plants; these most likely are the remains of the village cemetery. At the southern edge of the site, in the wadi, are the walls of a house with stone floors."

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
وايد عبد الرازق - -
معتصم عبد الرازق عبد الرازق -
asem walid abdelraziq abdelraziq -
محمد عبد الرازق عبد الرازق -
muhammad shora shora florence, italy
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