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Welcome To Najd - نجد (נג'ד)

District of Gaza
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Najd Village - Palestine: : Irrigation pool #1
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 13, 1948
Distance from district 14 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 50 (meters)
Map location See location #42 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Barak
Attacking Units Negev Brigade
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction The village has been completely defaced
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Najd inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 12,669
Jewish 495
Public 412
Total 13,576
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 10 0
Irrigated & Plantation 511 0
Planted W/ Cereal 11,917 427
Built up 26 0
Cultivable 12,438 427
Non-Cultivable 617 68
Year Population
1596 215
1922 305
1931 422
1945 620
1948 719
Est. Refugees 1998 4,417
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 82
1948 139
Schools Najd students attended school in the nearby village of Simsim.
Archeological sites Najd contained rough, stone foundations of ancient buildings, vaults, and cisterns
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Sderot and Or ha-Ner
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The site is fenced in. Some old trees grow on it, which suggests that it may have been reclassified as a nature conservation area. There is also an irrigation canal. "

Bibliography and References

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أبو صالح نجداوي -
زياد النبريص النبريص -
علي عبدالحفيظ ابو الجديان ابو الجديان الخمس - ليبيا, نجد
حسن فلاح أبوالجديان أبوالجديان تبوك , السعودية
فلاح ابو الجديان ابو الجديان تبوك, السعودية
زياد المصري رام الله, رام الله
محمود عليان عليان البقعة, الأردن
محمد خضر خضر غزة, نجد
Ayman Murad Murad -
هادي النبريص النبريص -
ياسر النبريص النبريص Ontario, Canada
نجداوي ابن نجداوي جاسر جباليا, نجد
hithambox Zyadah Gaza, Palestine
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