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Welcome To al-Jaladiyya - الجلدية (אל-ג'לדיה)

District of Gaza
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 8, 1948
Distance from district 34 (km) North East of Gaza
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location #16 on the map

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Attacking Units Giv'ati Brigade
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction The village was completely defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Jaladiyya inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1
Jewish 0
Public 4,328
Total 4,329
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 4,185
Built up 63
Cultivable 4,185
Non-Cultivable 81
Year Population
1596 88
1922 232
1931 228
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 50
1948 91
Town's name through history The Crusades built in the village a castle known by Geladia with which al-Jaladiyya was identified.
Schools al-Jaladiyya had a school located in its Mosque, and when it opened its doors in 1945 it had an enrollment of 43 students.
Religious institutions The village had one mosque constructed in 1890.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
No settlements on village lands
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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:
"Only a few date-palm, carob, and fig trees remain on the site. "

Bibliography and References


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
علي امجد خضر - -
محمد فتحي خضر - -
محمد أبو السعود - GAZA
Dr-Abdalfatah Khader - -
Mohamed Khedr Khedr Alexandria, Egypt
محمود السعدوني السعدوني -
امينة خضر خضر الاردن, الاردن
abdelhadi.z.khader khader khanyonis
Abu Dana Yousef Dammam, السعوديه
الشخريت الشخريت AMAAN, AMAAN
Dr. Mohammed Khader Khader Amman, Jordan
kalloub aljaladia -
Naser Kalloub al-Jaladiyya Rafah
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