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Welcome To Harrawi
District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 25, 1948
Distance from district center 18 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 500 (meters)
Map location See location number #32 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Yiftach (commanded by the ethnic cleansing champion Yigal Allon)
Israeli attacking brigade The Palmach's First Battalion
Defenders Local militia & Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
Harrawi was completely destroyed soon after occupation
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Harrawi inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 2,255
Jewish 1,471
Public 0
Total 3,726
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 551 330
Built up 0 2
Cultivable 551 330
Non-Cultivable 1,704 1,139
before occupation
Year Population
1931 148
1948 290
Est. Refugees 1998 1,781
Number of houses In (1931): 36 (listed under 'Arab al-Hamdun)
Town's name through history The was also known by the name of 'Arab al-Hamdun
Inhabitants place of origin The people of Harrawi were descendants of Bedouin from the 'Arab al-Hamdun tribe
Archeological sites The village contained ruins include the foundations of walls, tessellated floors, a wine-press, and Greek inscriptions
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ramot Naftali is close by village lands
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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 village are visible. Woods cover the slopes and peak of the mountain on which the village was located. Some of the lands in the area are wooded while others have been planted by Israelis with fruit trees


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