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Welcome To Ras Abu 'Ammar
District of Jerusalem
رأس أبو عمار - ראס אבו עמאר
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date October 21, 1948
Distance from district center 14 (km) West of Jerusalem
Elevation from the sea 625 (meters) West
Map location See location number #29 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation ha-Har
Israeli attacking brigade Har'el Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Ras Abu 'Ammar was mostly destroyed and defaced.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Ras Abu 'Ammar inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 8,313
Jewish 0
Public 29
Total 8,342
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 925
Area planted w/ olives 100
Planted W/ Cereal 2,791
Cultivable 3,716
Non-Cultivable 4,586
before occupation
Year Population
1931 488
1945 620
1948 719
Est. Refugees 1998 4,417
Number of houses In (1931): 106 (includes 'Ayn Hubin and'Aqqur)
Town's name through history The village may have been named after a local sage known as Shaykh Abu' Ammar, for whom the villager maintained a shrine/maqam for.
Schools The village had one elementary school for boys.
Shrines/maqams Ras Abu 'Ammar had several shrines including the one for al-Shaykh Abu' Ammar.
Nearby wadies & rivers And it is surrounded on three sides by the deep Wadi al-Sarar.
Archeological sites Khirbat Kafr Sum was inhabited during the Crusade period and also for some time in the 16th century.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Tzur Hadassa
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Bibliography and References


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Lara Muadi - Gothenburg, Sweden
علاء الدين حسن حمدان - -
اسماعيل حسن راضي - jerusalem, Palestine
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abeer abualia - -
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الدكتور خلدون ابو حميده قرقور عمان
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