PalestineRemembered About Us Oral History العربية
Menu Pictures Zionist FAQs Looting 101 Maps Satellite View Search Donate Contact Us Looting 101 العربية
About Us Zionist FAQ Conflict 101 Pictures Maps Zionist Quotes Zionism 101 R.O.R. 101 Oral History Site Members

Welcome To Saris - ساريس (סאריס)

District of Jerusalem
Ethnically cleansed days ago


Google Earth
Picture for Saris Village - Palestine: : Palestine Remembered's icon and symbol al-Hajj Ahmad Ali Ulayyahn in Qalandiya's refugee Camp passed away at the age of 96, I am sad I've never got the chance to thank him, or to document his memories
Gallery (41)
Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 16, 1948
Distance from district 15 (km) West of Jerusalem
Elevation from the sea 675 (meters)
Map location See location #8 on the map

View from satellite
Military Operation against town Operation Nachshon
Attacking Units Some unknown brigade from the Haganah
Defenders Local militia & Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Saris was completely defaced with the exception of its cemetery.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis Saris' population fled under the influence of the Dayr Yasin's massacre committed on the 9th of April, 1948.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 10,427
Jewish 132
Public 140
Total 10,699
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 366 0
Area planted w/ olives 415 0
Planted W/ Cereal 3,707 123
Built up 10 0
Cultivable 4,073 123
Non-Cultivable 6,484 9
Year Population
1596 292
1922 373
1931 470
1945 560
1948 650
Est. Refugees 1998 3,989
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 114
1948 157
Schools One school for boys destroyed when the village itself was destoryed in April, 1948.
Religious institutions One mosque located in the its center.
Water supply Saris inhabitants relied on springs and wells for their domestic water needs.
Archeological sites There were several khirbas in the village area.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Shoresh and Sho'eva
Featured Video
Related Maps خرائط للقضاء توضح حدود القرى والاودية
Town's map on MapQuest
View from satellite
Help us map this town at WikiMapia
Related Links Wikipedia's Page
Facebook Page
Google Search
Google For Images
Google For Videos
More Information في كتاب كي لا ننسى
في كتاب بلادنا فلسطين
المزيد من موقع هوية

Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The site is covered with stone rubble; iron bars protrude from the collapsed roofs. There are many open wells and several caves with arched roofs. A large number of trees, including cypress, fig, and almond trees, grow on the site. An abandoned grove of almond trees is located on the eastern side. In the middle of the slope are the remains of an artificial pool

Bibliography and References

Want to browse more? 80,000 pictures were grouped in these gallaries:


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Lubna Hammad Hammad -
rana jaber Hammad IL, IL
Amal Jaber Hammad -
mohammad zouheir ziadeh - amman- jordan
Mustafa Mohd Mustafa Hamad Eatern, KSA
mohamed bader - caracas, venezuela
دعاء - -
Rashed Jahjooh Jordan, Amman _Jordan
w.ziadeh ziadeh amman, Jordan
Ghassan Hammad - -
معتصم صافي الجحاجحة عمان, عمان
رغد زيادة - عمان
فرح زيادة زيادة عمان
مصعب صافي الجحاجحة عمان, عمان
حليمة عبد الرحمن زيادة زيادة عمان
ابن فلسطين علان رام الله, بيت عور التحتا
فاديا زيادة زيادة -
يزن زيادة ساريس الاردن
abu ala'a - -
Abu Jameel - California, USA
Reem Ateyeh Hammad California, USA
M Mahmoud Hammad -
Khari Mahmoud Jab'r Hammad Florida, USA
Ahmad Hammad Hammad Amman, البقعة
shukre حماد القدس
Osama (Abu laith) Awwad Al-beerawi Amman, Jordan
manal ziadeh - -
bader -
karim allan abu jahjuh -
mohammad odeh البيراوي JORDAN - SAHHAB
Mahmoud Hammad Hammad CA, U.S.A
Najib Najib HAMMAD Jerusalem
Fanan Jaber Hamad Florida, USA
Hiba Ateyeh Hammad amman, Jordan
Najah Ateyeh Hammad amman, Jordan
abu Hasan saadeh Qalandia, Falestine
Mahmmoud M.Hamad Hamad - حـمــد palestain, Palestain
Saleh Ziadah Ziadah Palestine
Jihad Abdel Hamid Hammad Brazil
Ateyeh Ateyeh Hammad -
Jamal Najib Hammad Jerusalem
Noor Ateyeh Hammad -
Fuad Ateyeh Hammad -
naf' Hammad Palestine, Palestine
muntaha - il, Homer glen
taisir hussein jahjouh nj, usa
Hussam Nafe' hammad West Bank, Kalandia
Mukarram Najib HAMMAD California, USA
Nasser Ibrahim Hammad California, US
Maher Odtallah Hamad Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
mamoun hussein jahjouh NEW JERSEY, usa
Mahmoud Hammad Hammad Ca, U.S.A
Shirien Jaber- Badawi Hamad Baltimore, USA
Osama Odeh hama'd Jordan
All Registered Members