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District of Safad
صَلْحَة - צאלחה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 30, 1948
Distance from district center 12 (km) North of Safad
Elevation from the sea 675 (meters)
Map location See location number #35 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Hiram
Israeli attacking brigade The massacre of 94 people by the terror soldiers of Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade
Israeli acts of terror Massacre occured by Jewish troops against the town's inhabitants.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been mostly destroyed with the exception of the deserted village school
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Saliha inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 11,730
Jewish 0
Public 5
Total 11,735
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 422
Area planted w/ olives 20
Planted W/ Cereal 7,401
Built up 58
Cultivable 7,823
Non-Cultivable 3,854
Population
before occupation
Year Population
19th century 200
1931 742
1945 1,070
1948 1,241
Est. Refugees 1998 7,622
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 142
1948 237
Schools Saliha had an elementary school for boys.
Nearby wadies & rivers The village stood on a plain at the edge of a steep wadi, called Wadi Saliha.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Yir'on and Avivim
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The only remaining landmark is a long building (which may have been a school) with many high windows. The site is a flat, mostly cultivated area

 

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