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Welcome To al-Mansi - المنسي (عرب بنيها) (אל-מנסי)

District of Haifa
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Mansi Village - Palestine: : أطلال أحد البيوت المتبقية من قرية المنسي المهجرة .
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 12, 1948
Distance from district 30 (km) South East of Haifa
Elevation from the sea 125 (meters)
Map location See location #33 on the map

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Military Operation against town The Battle for Mishmar Ha'emek
Defenders Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Soon after occupation, the village has been mostly destroyed with the exception of the its school and its mosque.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Mansi inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 7,611
Jewish 0
Public 4,661
Total 12,272
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 1,391
Area planted w/ olives 243
Planted W/ Cereal 6,559
Built up 17
Cultivable 7,950
Non-Cultivable 4,305
Year Population
1922 72
1931 467
1945 1,200
1948 1,392
Est. Refugees 1998 8,548
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 98
1948 292
Town's name through history al-Mansi was also known by 'Arab al Baniha.
Schools al-Mansi had an elementary school for boys (still standing).
Religious institutions One mosque (still standing)
Water supply al-Mansi had six springs in its vicinity which supplied it with drinking water.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped 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:
"The remains of the school and the mosque are still standing in the midst of a thick undergrowth composed of vines and thorny bushes. The exposed foundations of the village buildings, surrounded by stone rubble, can be seen throughout the site."

Bibliography and References

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Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
ليلى عدناان - حيفا
ربيع الهندي ضبايا-تركمان جنين, فلسطين
ضياء الدين حسام محمد السيد بني علقمة عمَان, الأردن
فوزي العزبي تركماني/عرب البنيها -
مشعل الساري الساري -
Feras Mansi - -
احمد حجات تركمان عمان, مرج ابن عامر
Laila Al-jundi bni s3edan -
هيثم السيد العلاقمة -
د.عمر السيد العلاقمه -
saad aldbaia amman
ahmad تركمان جنين, المخيم
عمر البعجاوي - -
ابن المنسي العلاقمة -
shadi hajjat العلاجمة -
Hussein Hindi Hindi Irbid / Aqaba
NANA jundi doha, qatar
majed hawashin hawashin amman, jordan
nathem alhindi alhindi Salt, Jordan
samer hawashin تركمان -
عماد البعجاوي البعجاوي مادبا, الاردن
عصام الهندي الهندي اربد
nitham alhindi aldhabaya -
Ayah Hawashin Hawashin NSW, Australia
Mahmoud Abu Sari Bani Saedain irbed jordan
Yaman Aljundi Bani Saeedan -
Hassan Adnan - Abu Dhabi, United arab emirates
Shireen - NSW, Australia
ahmad hawashin hawashin florida, united states of america
Firas Hawasheen - Sydney, Australia
Yousif Al Farhat Al Farhat -
abu hussien mansour amman, jordan
mohammad Taha diab بني عامر amman, Jordan
Bashar Hawashin - amman, jordan
Hisham Hawashin - Amman, Jordan
ali hawashi - -
Abdullah Hawashin - -
Husam Hawashin Hawashin Amman, Jordan
aksam - Homs, Syria
bbb THIAB -
Salih Mansour Mansour amman, Jordan
muaiyed al Hindi baniha Irbid, Jordan
Ahmad Al Jundi Al Jundi -
Muthanna El Jundi - -
Abu Ahmad Hawashin Doha, Qatar
abo hassan bani saeedan -
Amer Diab - -
amin ibdah baniha -
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