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District of Haifa
أُم الزينات - אום א-זינאת
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 15, 1948
Distance from district center 20.5 (km) South East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 325 (meters)
Map location See location number #18 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly Operation Bi'ur Chametz
Israeli attacking brigade Golani Brigade's Fourth Battalion
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Umm al-Zinat inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 18,684
Jewish 51
Public 3,421
Total 22,156
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,742 0
Area planted w/ olives 1,834 0
Planted W/ Cereal 9,879 41
Built up 69 0
Cultivable 11,621 41
Non-Cultivable 10,415 10
Population
before occupation
Year Population
19th century 350
1922 787
1931 1,029
1945 1,470
1948 1,705
Est. Refugees 1998 10,472
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 209
1948 346
Schools Umm al-Zinat had an elementary school for boys which was founded by the Ottomans in 1888.
Archeological sites Umm al-Zinat contained the foundations of buildings, rock-cut tombs, and, in the eastern part of the village, a stone sarcophagus. Also Khirbat al-Harami contained some ruins.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Elyaqim
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The houses have been reduced to rubble, piles of which are scattered over the site. The village's cemetery is still visible."

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
عمار محمد ابو خليل(عمار عبود) ابو خليل اربد،جنين
أحمد أبوزينة أبوزينة -
آلاء دبور دبور الرمثا, الأردن
محمد قاسم الفحماوي الفحماوي -
صالح القاسم القاسم الاردن, الاردن
فراس فحماوي - -
عائد إلى حيفا حردان -
ناصر هجرس بشير - الاردن_عمان
صالح أحمد حردان - دمشق, سوريا
حردان أم الزينات سوريا, سوريا
مجدي فحماوي فحماوي UAE
ماجد حردان - -
Ghalia Salahi Sheikh-Yousef CT, CT
Nehad Khader Sheikh-Yousef PA, PA
احمد يوسف ابراهيم فحماوي فحماوي عمان, عمان
معتز صالح حردان حردان سوريا, سوريا
f _saffouri saffouri jordan
بسمة عيسى صبح الاردن
ابو حبيب الفحماوي الزرقاء, الاردن
ahmad hardan عائلة صالح أحمد حردان في سوريا سوريا
mohamad hardan محمد صالح أحمد حردان دمشق, سوريا
هاشم الشيخ يوسف - -
ابراهيم معين كامل بشر بشر الاردن, ام الزينات
احسان الشيخ يوسف الشيخ يوسف Zarqa, Jordan
حكم بشر بشر المانيا
محمد شريف نجاد يوسف Shake Yusuf Ontario, Canada
ياسمين الشيخ يوسف Shake Yusuf حيفا, Israel
Dr.Mallah mallah -, Irbid
خالد بشر بشر -
bushra - jordan, jordan
naser abood - jinin and irbed, palestine and jordan
naser abood abu khalil irbed, jordan
amjad alshikh yousef al_shikh yousef al_rosifa, jordan
إبراهيم علي الفحماوي الزرقاء, الاردن
إياد محمود بشر بشر -
آل دبور دبور -
CAPTAIN FERAS ALHARDAN ALHARDAN AQABA, AQABA
zeenati1960 HASSAN AQABA
حسن حسان amman, jordan
ابو اسامه الفحماوي - -
Mamoun - Dubai
moon_light صبح nablus
abdelrahman ahmad hasan khalil fahmawi - -
fahmawi - ISRAEAL, ISRAEAL
jamal Hardan - Germany
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Raed Sheikh-Yousef Sheikh-Yousef -
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omar soboh soboh Nablus, Nablus
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Mohammad Ahmad Hardan Hardan Germany, Germany
Waleed Sheikh Yousef Sheikh Yousef PA, United States
bassam hassan hassan amman, jordan
Mohammad - Amman , Jordan
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Abdallah Al Sheikh Yousef - -
alzeenati hardan nablus, palestine
LUAI AL-SHEIKH YOUSEF al-sheikh yousef JORDAN, JORDAN
MOHAMED ALI EL-KUM EL-KUM ALICANTE, SPAIN
محمد عماد حسان العاصمة, الاردن
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