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District of Jaffa
سلمة الباسلة - סלמה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 25, 1948
Distance from district center 5 (km) East of Jaffa
Elevation from the sea 25 (meters)
Map location See location number #15 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Chametz
Israeli attacking brigade Alexandroni Brigade
Defenders Local militia & Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
Salama was mostly destroyed with the exception of ten houses and the village schools. Some of the houses belongs to Muhammad Salih, Mustafa Abu Najm, Abu Jarada, Abu 'Amasha, Muhammad al-Hawtari, Abu 'Asba, Sha'ban al-Naji, and al-'Arbid.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Salama inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,633
Jewish 885
Public 264
Total 6,782
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 2,853 395
Irrigated & Plantation 370 314
Area planted w/ olives 25 0
Planted W/ Cereal 2,266 140
Built up 114 0
Cultivable 5,489 849
Non-Cultivable 294 36
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 94
1922 1,187
1931 3,691
1945 6,730
1948 7,807
Est. Refugees 1998 47,942
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 800
1948 1692
Town's name through history Salama was named after Salma Ibn Hashim (prophet Mohammad companion) whose tomb is still standing.
Schools Salama had two schools: the 1st was a junior high for boys founded in 1920 and it had an enrollment of 504 boys in 1945; the 2nd school was for girls founded in 1936 and in 1945 it had an enrollment of 121 girls.
Religious institutions One mosque which is still standing.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Tel Aviv city
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