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al-Tall التل - א-תל -

District of Acre
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Tall Village - Palestine: : قرية النهر /عين المفشوخ ويظهر في الخلغ قرية التل 27/5/2008
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 21, 1948
Distance from district center 14 (km) Northeast of Acre
Elevation from the sea 50 (meters)
Map location See location number #13 on the map
Israeli military operation The second phase of Operation Ben-Ami
Israeli attacking brigade Carmeli Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Soon after occupation, al-Tall was mostly destroyed with the exception of one house, which remains standing.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Tall inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
before occupation
Year Population
19th century 200
1945 300
1948 348
Est. Refugees 1998 2,137
Water supplies Since al-Tall had a water-powered mill to grind grain, there must have been enough water to power the watermill.
Archeological sites The village has khirbat/tall Zahrat al-Tall, which contains extensive ancient ruins enclosed by a wall.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No Israeli settlements on village lands.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The site is covered with the rubble of stone houses and is overgrown with wild grass. One stone house still stands but its facade is missing and it is about to crumble. "