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Welcome To Jabbul - جبول (ג'בול)

District of Baysan
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Jabbul Village - Palestine: : General view for village lands, some ruins appear in the foreground.
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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 18, 1948
Distance from district center 7 (km) North of Baysan
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location number #12 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Gideon
Israeli attacking brigade Golani Brigades
Exodus Cause Feer of Jewish attack, or of being caught in the fighting
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Jabbul was completely destroyed and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Jabbul inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,407
Jewish 20
Public 9,700
Total 15,127
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 5 20
Planted W/ Cereal 4,367 0
Built up 33 0
Cultivable 4,372 20
Non-Cultivable 9,372 0
before occupation
Year Population
1922 231
1931 218
1945 420 (170 Jewish)
1948 290
Est. Refugees 1998 1,781
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 50
1948 66
Town's name through history Both Crusades and Romans referred to Jabbul by Gebul.
Schools Jabbul didn't have a school, however, its students used to attend school in the nearby village of Kawkab al-Hawa.
Nearby wadies & rivers The village borders Wadi Yubla from southwest and Wadi al-'Ashsha from the south.
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 houses have been reduced to rubble and are overgrown with trees, thorns, and wild grass."


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