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Welcome To Jahula - جاحولا (ג'אחולא)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 1, 1948
Distance from district 11 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 150 (meters)
Map location See location #24 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Yiftach (commanded by the ethnic cleansing champion Yigal Allon)
Attacking Units The Palmach's First Battalion
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction The village has been completely obliterated, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Jahula inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,991
Jewish 583
Public 1,295
Total 3,869
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 0 100
Planted W/ Cereal 1,626 391
Built up 64 0
Cultivable 1,626 491
Non-Cultivable 1,596 92
Year Population
1596 28
1922 214
1931 357
1945 420
1948 487
Est. Refugees 1998 2,992
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 90
1948 122
Religious institutions One mosque
Shrines/maqams One shrine for a local sage known by al-Shaykh Salih
Water supply The village contained several springs, and one of them is currently being used by Jewish settlers
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Yiftach is nearby 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 only remains of the destroyed village are a few stone terraces. The site is enclosed by barbed wire, and cactuses and trees grow on it. The village spring is still in use by Israelis

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لؤي محمد - دمشق, سوريا
كمال محمد - دمشق, سوريا
fadel chaaban chaaban sweden, sweden
Jamal Ali Saleh - Damascus, Syria
khaled khoder mohammed - saudi arabia/ lebanon / syria
Hassan Atia Atia Libanon, Libanon
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