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District of Safad
فرعم - פירעים
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 26, 1948
Distance from district center 4 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 500 (meters)
Map location See location number #63 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 destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Fir'im inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 2,023
Jewish 163
Public 5
Total 2,191
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 935 12
Area planted w/ olives 700 0
Planted W/ Cereal 700 151
Built up 17 0
Cultivable 1,635 163
Non-Cultivable 376 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 446
19th century 200
1922 499
1931 527
1945 740
1948 858
Est. Refugees 1998 5,272
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 109
1948 177
Town's name through history The Crusades referred to the village by Fir'im.
Schools The village had an elementary school for boys.
Local council The village had a local council, composed of representatives of the village families, which managed the village's local affairs.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Chatzor ha-Gelilit settlement is nearby village lands.
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Town Today

The rubble of destroyed village houses is scattered across the site. Some terraces with olive trees remain. Olive trees and cactuses grow on the site and the surrounding lands. Some small portions of these lands are wooded but most are used for pasture.

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
هشام عثمان - -
سلمان عثمان - فرعم, فلسطين
Taiseer Hameed Hameed Canada
مازن عودة دمشق, سوريا
فايز عريشة عريشة دمشق, سورية
محمد يعقوب عثمان 1967, 1967
عبدالرحمن أحمد عثمان عثمان -
احمد عزيمة عزيمة الامارات العربية
ابو ليث - -
ياسر عبد الله عبد الله Oslo, Norway
فادي يوسف عثمان  عثمان -
حسام عودة syria
ماجد شعبان شعبان دمشق, دمشق
صامد - دمشق, سورية
زياد فاعور فاعور Zahle, Lebanon, Lebanon
محمد محمود عزيمة عزيمة دمشق, سوريا
صلاح نايف عزيمة عزيمة دمشق, سوريا
مازن كساب كساب دمشق, سورية
ماهر نايف عزيمه عزيمه Norway
رامي أحمد عزيمة عزيمة دمشق, سوريا
محمد نايف عزيمة عزيمة دمشق, سوريا
طارق محمود عزيمة عزيمة دمشق, سوريا
شحادة محمود عريشة - الشارقة
أسامة عيسى عثمان عثمان الشارقة, الامارات
Amer عزيمة Kristiansand, Norway
ali Faour Faour dubai, uae
omarabdhulla abdallah norway, syria
hossam faour zahle, lebanon
mahmoud odeh - Belarus
هشام عزيمة عزيمة قطر, قطر
عمر عودة عودة دمشق
abo yaser hameed dmascus
فاعور فاعور riyadh
عدنان عزيمة عزيمة عزيمة -
ياسر عزيمة عزيمة -
marwan areashah areashah damascus, syria
خليل عزيمة عزيمة -
Ayman Salah Odeh Odeh United Kingdom
روان عوده الكويت, الاردن
عبدالله عوده الكويت
عوده عوده الكويت, الكويت
وليد رجا الكردي الكردي دمشق
ALI MOHAMAD FAOUR - -
youssef chaaban - Malmo, Sweden
Ali Faour - -
Maen Abdullah - Syria, Syria
Diaa Abdallah - Syria, Syria
Marwa Fao'ur - -
Midhat Chaaban - -
Luai Krayyem - Syria, Syria
suher shaban شعبان عبد الله uae, uae
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