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District of Safad
دلاّتة - דלאתה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 10, 1948
Distance from district center 6 (km) North of Safad
Elevation from the sea 825 (meters)
Map location See location number #46 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Yiftach (commanded by the ethnic cleansing champion Yigal Allon)
Israeli attacking brigade The Palmach's First Battalion
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been completely obliterated, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Dallata inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 9,072
Jewish 0
Public 2
Total 9,074
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 302
Area planted w/ olives 52
Planted W/ Cereal 3,651
Built up 37
Cultivable 3,953
Non-Cultivable 5,084
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 127
19th century 100
1922 204
1931 256
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 43
1948 70
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to Dalata by Deleha
Schools The village had a small school which had an enrollment of 37 students in 1945.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Dalton
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
All that remains are the debris of the houses scattered across the site, partly covered by grass, shrubs, and trees. A few stone terraces on village land are still intact, and some olive trees still grow. About 1 km south of the site lies the Israeli settlement of Dalton

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
سليم سويد سويد القصيم, السعودية
سائد ابراهيم خليل خليل العوض دمشق, سورية
Samer Abdallah - NH, United States
أبو جندل - -
عادل سويد - دمشق, سورية
لاجئ في وطني hajeb safad, safad
wael ayoub ayoub Palestine48, Palestine48
abu_moath hamed damascus, syria
AKRAM HAMID - -
فاطمة محمد قاسم - سوريا, دمشق - سوريا
Maher Hamid حميد صفد, سوريا دمشق
safaa ayyoub ayyoub دمشق, سوريا
ebrahim .kha خليل العوض دمشق, سورية
Samer Merhi - Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Mohammed Merhi - Saida, Lebanon
أحمد خليل خليل -
om adnan hamid damascus, syria
klms ayoub -
سميرة الخطيب الخطيب المانيا, المانيا
poet58 abdullah abu dhabi, uae
bara'a hamid hamid Gaza
Om Mhammad Hamid Gaza, Palestine
Burhan Ahmad Hamid - Damascus, Syria
Mohammad Ahmad Hamid - Damascus, Syria
MahmoudAhmad Hamid - Damascus, Syria
Dr. Abdallah - Abu dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Amjad Hamid Hamid Christchurch, New Zealand
Bassam Hamid Hamid Texas, USA
ayoub tamer asd12, isrel
abo hasan ayoob shafa-a`mer, palestine
housein ayyoub ayyoub -
Walid Ahmad Abdullah Abu Dahbi
Ali Ahmad Abdullah Dalata Saida, Saida
Mariam Hamid - Germany
Dr. Hussein Ayoub Ayoub Shafa-amro, Palestine 1948
sameh ayob - SHAFAAMR, PALESTINE-48
Tareq Hammid - damascus, Syria
SAMER alkhatib Ayob Damascus
kassim mer'i lebanon, lebanon
Redwan Amin Hameed Hammeed (Hamid) Edmonton, Canada
Saad hammid - GA, USA
Basem Hamid - -
samir alkhatib Ayob Damascus, Syria
Amjad Hamid Hamid -
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