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Welcome To Jubb Yusuf
District of Safad
جُب يوسف - ג'וב יוסף
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 4, 1948
Distance from district center 6 (km) South East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 250 (meters)
Map location See location number #73 on the map
Defenders Local militia & Arab Liberation Army
Exodus Cause Expulsion by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely destroyed with the exception of al-Shaykh 'Abdallah shrine.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Jubb Yusuf inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 11,230
Jewish 0
Public 95
Total 11,325
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 2,477
Cultivable 2,477
Non-Cultivable 8,848
before occupation
Year Population
1596 72
1922 59
1931 93
1945 170
1948 197
Est. Refugees 1998 1,211
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 17
1948 36
Town's name through history The village was also known by Khan Jubb Yusuf
Religious institutions One old mosque built in the 11th century.
Shrines/maqams One shrine for a local sage known by al-Shaykh 'Abdallah (still standing, but it needs renovation guys)
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands 'Ammi'ad
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
All tilat remains of tile village are the thom-covered khan and tile domed tomb of Shaykh 'Abdallah. Fig and carob trees grow on tile site. The village land is cultivated by the settlement of 'Ammi'ad. Near tile site are structures belonging to tile water project tilat diverts water from tile Jordan for use in Israel, including the water pumping station at al- Tabigha (6 km to tile soutil), which draws water from Lake Tiberias


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
يونس السيدي السياد -
أحمــد خير قاسم السيدي السيـــــاد دمشـق, سوريــا
محمد خير قاسم السيدي الســــياد دمشق, سوريا
أحمد حسين سياد دمشق , سورية
abu addai syaad dubai
أبو مروان السياد -
خير الدين محمد خير قاسم السيدي السيــاد دمشق , سوريــا
أحمدخنيفس علي الراجحي السياد syria, syria
خير قاسم السيدي السياد دمشق, سوريــا
Mohammad Mohammad Seyaad Damascus, Syria
Ahmad Awad Seyaad -
Ahmad Awad - syria
imad kalash numairat -
Raed Awad - -
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