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'Arab al-Zubayd عرب الزبيد - ערב א-זביד -

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 20, 1948
Distance from district center 15 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 100 (meters)
Map location See location number #34 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Yiftach (commanded by the ethnic cleansing champion Yigal Allon)
Israeli attacking brigade The Palmach's First Battalion
Exodus Cause Feer of Jewish attack, or of being caught in the fighting
Village remains after destruction by Israelis In August 1948, the village has been completely obliterated
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis 'Arab al-Zubayd inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,838
Jewish 294
Public 36
Total 2,168
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 0 12
Planted W/ Cereal 0 817
Built up 0 40
Cultivable 0 829
Non-Cultivable 66 16
before occupation
Year Population
1922 697
1931 432
1945 160 (160 Jewish)
Number of houses In (1931): 100 (includes al-'Ulmaniyya)
Nearby wadies & rivers TThe village was situated close to al-Barid River.
Water supplies 'Arab al-Zubayd contained many springs which terminated into al-Barid River.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands No settlements on village lands
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
All that remains of' Arab al-Zubayd is scattered rubble, buried under a thicket of woods, grass, and thorny plants. Irrigation works tap the village's water resources. Animals graze in the mountainous portion of the land near the site


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