PalestineRemembered About Us Looting 101 Oral History العربية
Menu Pictures Zionist FAQ Conflict 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 'Arab al-Shamalina - عرب الشمالنه (ערב א-שמאלנה)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


Google Earth
Picture for 'Arab al-Shamalina Village - Palestine: : موقع القريه بحيره طبريا والجولان يظهر في البعيد
Gallery (16)
Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 4, 1948
Distance from district 13 (km) South East of Safad
Elevation from the sea -200 (meters)
Map location See location #77 on the map

View from satellite
Military Operation against town Operation Matate (Broom) (Sub operation of Yiftach Operation)
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction Based on orders of Yigal Allon, the village was completely destroyed soon after occupation.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
'Arab al-Shamalina inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 16,690
Jewish 0
Public 0
Total 16,690
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 238
Planted W/ Cereal 3,842
Cultivable 4,080
Non-Cultivable 12,610
Year Population
1922 278
1931 551
1945 650
Est. Refugees 1998 4,630
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 108
Town's name through history The village was also known by Khirbat Abu Zayna
Inhabitants place of origin The village may have picked its name from 'Arab al-Shamalina Bedouin tribe who settled earlier in village.
Nearby wadies & rivers The village was situated close to the Jordan River.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
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
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, all that remains of the village:
The village lands are used by the settlement of Almagor, which was established 2 km northwest of the village site in 1961

Bibliography and References

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


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
نور الهدى الحج احمد دمشق, سوريا
ayman shamloni - -
ابو علي دوشكا الشملوني شمالنه دمشق, شمالنة صفد
أبوعمران شمالنة دمشق, سورية
الشملوني الأبيض خليل -
alshmlony شمالنة -
يوسف غوري السوالمة -
باسم درزي السوالمة -
راضي الغوري السوالمه عمان, الاردن
رستم الشامي الشمالنة -
yaser shadh huosin alshamlony خليل -
ali ahmad sharghy al haj ahmad damascus, syria
ali sharghy - sbina, syria
mohamed ismail west bank, palestine
sakher al falah al falah syria
All Registered Members