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District of al-Ramla
بيت نوبا
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Israeli occupation date June 7, 1967
Distance from district center 10 km Southeast of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 250 meters
Map location See location number #49 on the map
Israeli military operation Six days war
Village defenders Jordanian Army and at the outbreak of the war some Egyptian commandoes.
Israeli acts of terror Based on the orders of the Nobel prize winner, Yitzchak Rabin, armored jeeps broadcasted orders for the immediate eviction of the three villages of 'Imwas, Yalu, and Bayt Nuba to the East Bank. The terrorist, Yitzchak Rabin, gave the inhabitants only a few hours to gather their possessions, and got them on their way to Ramallah. To expedite the ethnic cleansing process, as in 1948 war, the Jewish Army shot over the heads of the fleeing villagers to make sure they would not come back. (see al-Masmiyya al-Kabira, Gaza for an eyewitness account of such terror practices). Soon after, the three villages were bulldozed and dynamited by the 'Jewish Army'. Based on eyewitness account, 12-15 villagers went back to their villages soon after its occupation, and they are still unaccounted for.
Refugees' migration route Like their predecessors, the refugees from al-Lydd and al-Ramla in 1948, the villagers fled towards the Ramallah area. Many slept in Ramallah's bus station for at least a week, until they were invited in by relatives in the area. A few of the refugees made it on foot across the bombed al-Lynbi bridge on the Jordan river to Amman, Jordan.
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
The village was completely obliterated and defaced by building on top of it the so called Canada Recreational Park. Please take the time to protest the building of such park on a looted land by registering your complain to your nearest Canadian Embassy.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Bayt Nuba was completely ethnically cleansed.
Terminating refugee camps Many villagers fled to Ramallah and al-Bira to join some of their relatives, and a few made it on foot across the borders to Amman, Jordan.
Neighboring towns Bayt Luqya, al-Bueyra, Bayt Seira, Yalu, Natif, Qatannah, and Salbit.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 14,992
Jewish 0
Public 18
Total 11,401
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,002
Area planted w/ olives 464
Planted W/ Cereal 6,997
Built up 74
Cultivable 7,999
Non-Cultivable 3,328
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1922 839
1931 944
1945 1,240
1961 1,350
Number of houses In 1931: 226
Town's name through history The Romans referred to Bayt Nuba by Beth Annaba or Betnobie.
Schools Bayt Nuba had two schools: the 1st school was an elementary school for boys founded in 1922, and in 1948 it had an enrollment of 49 boys teaching them one instructor only; in 1967 , the same school had an enrollment 172 boys teaching them five instructors. The 2nd school was an elementary school for girls, which had an enrollment of 111 in 1967 and three instructors.
Religious institutions One Mosque
Water supplies The villagers used to obtain their drinking water from a well known by Beir al-Jabar (meaning the mighty well).
Archeological sites Bayt Nuba contains Khirbat al-Sowanat to the West which has stone quarries.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands The Canada recreation park.
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The village has been completely obliterated and defaced by building on top of it what so called Canada recreation park.

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
نشأت حمد ريان عمان, الاردن
nizam hamad rayyan dubai, dubai
Knight1.f.jo Zayed Kuwait City , Kuwait
Khalid Yousef Shehadeh RAYYAN England, United Kingdom, England
أحمد عمر زايد زايد -
Ayah Haikal - -
نضال عفانة النوباني النوباني jordan, jordan
أحمد عبيد القاضي مكة المكرمه, السعودية
Yousef Borghol borghol -
فواز حماد - -
رامز الخطيب العمري -
Ismail Burghol Amman, Jordan
محمد - -
yousef falah abdelmuhdi ill, usa
موسى شحادة ريان عمان
كرمل zayed albireh
ام مراد زايد القدس
حسن حماد ريان الاردن, الاردن
Fayez Rayyan - OK , USA
ابراهيم العوراني - -
Seham Zayed Zayed Florida, USA
ahmad haikal haikal amman, jordan
alfisal ryan amman
Mazen Zayed Zayed -
احمد النوباني - الزرقاء, الزرقاء
Yousef Zayed - -
Samira Rayyan Maryland, USA
ابوعبدالله هيكل عمان, بيت نوبا
Zeiad Zaid Zaid NRW, Germany
لؤي القاضي القاضي المانيا
Ahmad Ali Shehadeh Rayyan Jordan, Jordan
أحمد نعيم حلوه حلوه -
احمد حماد الريان -
محمد العبد مصطفى زايد اربد
نوباني زايد الزرقاء
ايمن حسين الخطيب الخطيب عمان
اسامه برغل برغل بيت نوبا, بيت نوبا
momet زايد amman
Malik Al-ourani alorani OK, USA
امجد فتيان ال ريان -
Lutfi Zayed - -
محمدعبد الله - amman , jordan
وسام هيكل - عمان , الاردن
Issa Rayyan -
مهند زايد الاردن, الاردن
mobs... borgol برغل 0788682298
nidal haykal haykal -
abed dasan abo hamedeh -
احمد هيكل - عين نقوبا
abo yazeed هيكل عمان, الاردن
Awni Haikal Haikal germany
Khairi Abuhamidah ابو حميدة jordan, jordan
شحادة - AMMAN, jordan
دبكات SHALTAF سرائيل , زعترة
ahmad ORANI - -
khaled hammad - amman
Jameel Zayed Zayed Wales, UK
Thaer Zayed Zaaayed Dubai, UAE
bilal ghani ocupied teritories, palestine
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