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Welcome To Yajur
District of Haifa
ياجور - יאג'ור
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 25, 1948
Distance from district center 9.5 (km) South East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 25 (meters)
Map location See location number #7 on the map
Israeli military operation Possibly Operation Bi'ur Chametz
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been completely obliterated
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Yajur inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 344
Jewish 486
Public 1,890
Total 2,720
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 57 0
Area planted w/ olives 42 0
Planted W/ Cereal 261 486
Built up 18 0
Cultivable 318 486
Non-Cultivable 1,898 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 1,449
1945 610
1948 708
Est. Refugees 1998 4,345
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 291
1948 291
Archeological sites Yajur contained fragments of glass, building foundations, and tombs with sarcophagi.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Yagur & Nesher
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"No traces of the houses remain on the site, which is marked by numerous fig trees and a smaller number of olive trees. Cement factories occupy part of the surrounding lands"

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
khodor chehadi -
abo rayan - baalbeck
Nahed Kheite دار منصور NRW, GERMANY
انس البعجاوي البعجاوي المنسي, المنسي
محمد ابو حشمه ابو حشمه -
FADI fadi al audi shouf, lebanon
ابوكرم حجاب jordan
ابوعدنان حجاب irbid, jordan
Yousef Khalil - Abudhabi, United Arab Emirates
Amani Khalil - Abudhabi, United Arab Emirates
Dana Khalil - Abudhabi, UAE
jomaa - sweden
Mustafa Chehade - -
mohammed abo shakra - DANMARK
Hossam - UK, UK
AOK - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
saleh yaior bekaa, lebanon
Hassan Kheite - NRW, Germany
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