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District of Jinin
نورِِِس - נוריס
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 29, 1948
Distance from district center 9 (km) Northeast of Jinin
Elevation from the sea 150 (meters)
Map location See location number #4 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Gideon
Israeli attacking brigade Fourth Battalion of the Golani Brigade
Defenders Local militia & Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
Nuris was completely destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Nuris inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 6,247
Jewish 0
Public 9
Total 6,256
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 4
Irrigated & Plantation 243
Area planted w/ olives 40
Planted W/ Cereal 2,935
Built up 36
Cultivable 3,182
Non-Cultivable 3,038
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 88
1922 364
1931 429
1945 570
1948 661
Est. Refugees 1998 4,061
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 106
1948 163
Town's name through history Crusades referred to Nuris by Nurith.
Schools Nuris had an elementary school for boys which was founded by Ottomans in 1888.
Religious institutions One mosque
Water supplies There are several springs north of Nuris, and 'Ayn Jalut (or Jalud) is one of the largest and most famous in Palestine.
Archeological sites Nearby the village, the Mamluks triumphed over the Mongols in the decisive battle of 'Ayn Jalut.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Nurit
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The site, overgrown with pine and oak trees, is strewn with piles of stones. Part of the surrounding land is fenced in and is used as a grazing area, while another part is cultivated. Cactuses and olive and fig trees grow near the site

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
محمد جلامنة جلامنة مخيم جنين, مخيم جنين
ahmad atef farahteh - AMMAN, JORDAN
لؤي الجلامنة الجلامنة media city, uae
عمر جلامنة جلامنة amman
basel farahteh - -
جنين 92 ابو حماد عمان
سائد فراحته الخبر
ابوحماد ابوحماد -
موفق عباس فراحته - -
alihassan3 الضوار عمان
contumacious abu hatab jenin
sam75j jalamneh -
ayman tawalbeh - -
Mohammad Tawalbeh Tawalbeh -
Abdulraheem Al-Jalamneh Al-Jalamneh -
tawfiq Abu Irshaid jajamneh amman, jordan
Zakaria Al-Jalamneh Al-Jalamneh (aka Abu-Haleemah) -
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