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Welcome To 'Ibdis - عبدس (עיבדיס)

District of Gaza
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for 'Ibdis Village - Palestine: : Rubble
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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 8, 1948
Distance from district center 30 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location number #19 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Yo'av
Israeli attacking brigade Giv'ati Brigade
Defenders Egyptian Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village was completely obliterated.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis 'Ibdis inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 4,493
Jewish 0
Public 100
Total 4,593
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 149
Planted W/ Cereal 4,307
Built up 18
Cultivable 4,456
Non-Cultivable 119
before occupation
Year Population
1596 193
1922 319
1931 425
1945 540
1948 626
Est. Refugees 1998 3,847
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 62
1948 91
Archeological sites 'Ibdis contained several khirbats inculding khirbat Abu Juway'id (which had Byzantine artifacts), and Khirbat 'Ajjas.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Merkaz Shappira
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The village can only be identified by a cluster of sycamore trees; the houses have been completely obliterated."


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
ماهر فتحي محمد عطالله احمد شحادة شحادة الرياض, السعودية
محمود صبري - الاردن, عمان
issam abu alreesh Abu Alreesh -
jehadahmad أحمد قطاع غزة, خانيونس-حي الامل
Abu Dana Yousef Dammam, السعوديه
احمد عبد الرحمن عبد الرحمن -
ابو زياد عبد الهادى خانيونس, عبدس
thaer hudep - -
amer yousef yousef amman
eng.hazem ali aycob - amman -jordan
Hasan Yousef Palestine, Palestine
محمد سالم احمد احمد -
ماهر اسماعيل صافي - جده, السعوديه
Mazen مازن Shehadeh شحاده Shehadeh شحاده -
عمرو شحادة شحادة -
العبادسة أحمد غزة, فلسطين
nidhal ahmad -
Mazen Shehadeh - -
رانية عبدالرحمن عبدالرحمن GAZA, PALESTINE
جمال حمدان عبدالرحمن المنطقة الشرقية, المملكة العربية السعودية
Dr-Abu El Reish - -
Yasser Shehada shehada Shubra El Khima, Cairo, Egypt
issam Abu Al Rish - -
M.R - Amman, Jordan
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