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al-Jammama الجمامه -

District of Beersheba
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Jammama Village - Palestine: : صوره حديثه سنه 2013...منظر عام لقريه الجمامه ...ما تبقى من بيوت القريه المهجره
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Israeli occupation date May 22nd, 1948
Distance from district center 30 (km) West of Beersheba
Elevation from the sea 150 (meters)
Map location See location number #2 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Barak (lightening)
Israeli attacking brigade Negev and possibly Giv'ati Brigades
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Jammama was completely destroyed, and only house walls and rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Jammama inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Number of houses In (1944): 120 buildings
Schools al-Jammama had an elementary school for boys which was founded in 1944.
Archeological sites The village contained cisterns, an olive press, mosaic floors, tombs, the crown of a stone column, stone tools from the Middle Paleolithic period.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ruchama
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"A few walls remain on the slopes of hills, surrounded by shrubs and thorns. Bedouin still camp near the site occasionally to take advantage of nearby pasture."