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District of al-Ramla
جمزو - ג'ימזו
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 10, 1948
Distance from district center 6.5 (km) East of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 125 (meters)
Map location See location number #17 on the map
Israeli military operation First phase of Operation Dani
Israeli attacking brigade Yiftach Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains
after destruction by Israelis
On September 13th, 1948, Jimzu was completely obliterated and only house walls and rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Jimzu inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership
before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 9,460
Jewish 0
Public 21
Total 9,681
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 77
Irrigated & Plantation 1,605
Area planted w/ olives 1,400
Planted W/ Cereal 5,577
Built up 50
Cultivable 7,259
Non-Cultivable 2,372
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1922 898
1931 1,081
1945 1,510
1948 1,752
Est. Refugees 1998 10,757
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 268
1948 434
Town's name through history The Romans referred to Jimzu by Gimzo.
Schools An elementary school for boys which was founded in 1920, and in 1945 it had an enrollment of 175 students.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Gimzo
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, all that remains of the village:-
"All that remains of the houses are stones, strewn over the site, and some crumbled walls."

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Jamil Ibrahim Hasan khalil Yessin - California , USA
اسماعيل الحاج haj amman, jordan
joe - Ca, United States
Jamal Abdelmuti Al-najjar California , USA
عمار ابراهيم زكي يوسف سعيد عمر اعمر فلسطين
غفران عواد - -
mohammad khaleel khaleel sankt peter burg, Russa
مصباح ابو انس khalil عمان
HABASH - -
يوسف حمد - amman, jordan
الشايب الشايب jordan, jemzo
جمال شاكر الخطيب -
abu ameer - ca, usa
محمد الخيدي - jordan, irbed
سونيا اسعد الخطيب الخطيب عمان, الاردن
م.وائل الجمزاوي خليل amman, jordan
sajeda الدبشة الزرقاء, الاردن
Maram Mahmoud Al Dabsheh K.S.A - Jordan, K.S.A - Jordan
mohannad al-najjar al-zarqa, Jordan
osama al-najjar al-do7a, Qatar
Islam Al Dabsheh Zarqa, Jordan
بشار النجار - -
Hakem Yusef Hassan Hassan california, usa
abu_almajed - amman
نفين القزعة - CA, USA
taisir hassan hassan ca, usa
aqil hassan - -
دينا اسعد الخطيب الخطيب الاردن, عمان/الهاشمي الشمالي
omar al-zeq al-zeq jordan, jordan
sa7ar alnajjar النجار amman,jordan
عصام حامد الخطيب - عمان \طبربور ابو عليا
yasser alnajjar alnajjar zarqa, jordan
احمد حامد الخطيب الخطيب طبربور
نسيم النجار النجار ماركا, ماركا
جهاد دار خليل amman, jordan
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شذى الحاج - -
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shukri shaker musleh musleh denmark
Aref AL Quza`a AL Quza`a Amman, Amman
Yacoub Elziq Alziq CA, USA
Samar Al khalil Alzeq Paris, France
عتي الزق الزق london
لؤي - الزرقاء, الاردن
Khaled Ayoub Ayoub Amman, Jordan
Hussam Sayyed sayyed -
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بنت جمزو كنعان -
haitham Alziq il, USA
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omar al najjar - uae
علاء جلال الجمل الجمل -
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gemzow khaleel رام الله , فلسطين
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AHMAD SHEHADEH - JORDAN
Abu Omar - CT, USA
Wessam Ahmed Ahmed/Hamed -
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Nader AL-Najjar - -
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