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District of Safad
الجاعونة - אל-ג'אעונה
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 9, 1948
Distance from district center 5 (km) East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 500 (meters)
Map location See location number #66 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 Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village has been mostly destroyed with the exception of several houses being used by the Jewish settlement of Ro'sh Pinna
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Ja'una was mostly ethnically cleansed in early May 1948, but some people remained until June 5th 1949, then they were forcibly kicked out to Lebanon.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 824
Jewish 7
Public 8
Total 839
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 172 7
Area planted w/ olives 171 0
Planted W/ Cereal 248 0
Built up 43 0
Cultivable 420 7
Non-Cultivable 369 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1596 171
19th century 140
1931 799
1945 1,150
1948 1,334
Est. Refugees 1998 8,192
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 149
1948 248
Schools The village had an elementary school for boys founded by the Ottomans.
Water supplies The village had enough springs water to power a water mill.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ro'sh Pinna
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The settlement of Ro'sh Pinna occupies the village site. Many of the houses remain; some are used by the residents of the settlement; other stone houses have been abandoned and destroyed. The entrance of one house has a basket-handle arch

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ali jalbout Belarus, Belarus
معن جلبوط جلبوط دمشق
سامر عبدالله دمشق , دمشق
jehad النعيمي aleppo
YARA AMALI - -
اخت الشهدا جلبوط -
anmar tamim - -
MOHAMMAD AMAYRI SALEH-ALAMAYRI SILESIAN, POLAND
Hasan Darraj - -
ام النور - -
عاشق الجاعونة - الأمارات, سوريا
Kh@led Amayri Amayri damas, syria
Said Amayri Amayri Damas, Syria
so-am عمايري -
Yazeed - Damascus, Syria
نضال نا يف سلامه سلامه الامارات, الجا عونه
رغد كوسا KOUSA KHAN ALSEEH, DAMASCUS
RANIA KOUSA - خان الشيح, دمشق
AHMAD KOUSA KOUSA DAMASCUS, SYRIA
Adib Amayri Amayri Adib Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
maher saleh saleh dubai u.a.e
سليمان جلبوط jalboot ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
أحمد تميم الجاعونة دمشق, سوريا
ghassoub daklallah دخل الله sweden
محمد نايف سلا مه سلامه ابو ظبي, ابو ظبي
نيرمين الجاعونة -
Mohammed - -
Yassar Dakhlalla Sayri
ali amairy amairy lebanon, lebanon
Jumana Amairy - -
ABOU SHADI AMAIRY DAMASCUS, SYRIA
ايمن جلبوط جلبوط -
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امـــجــد كيلاني كيلاني الخبر, الخبر
radwan amayri - Syria
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mohammad abou esteite abou esteite germany, germany
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dr.esam alkousa alkousa damascs, syria
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AHMAD AM ALI AM ALI U-A-E, U-A-E
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Ayham Housain Housain Dubai, UAE
atef darraj abu dhabi, uae
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Haytham Tamim - -
samir alkhatib Ayob Damascus, Syria
zouhair zaitouni zaitouni damascus, syria
Ahmad Zeitouni Zeitouni Damascus, Syria
Ahmad Amayri Amayri Damascus, Syria
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