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Welcome To Lazzaza - لزازة (לזאזה)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 21, 1948
Distance from district 27.5 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 75(meters)
Map location See location #12 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 Haganah 'Wispering' campaign (psychological warfare)
Village remains after destruction The village has been mostly destroyed with the exception of few stone houses remain.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis Lazzaza was ethnically cleansed as a result of psychological warfare conducted between 10th and 15th May of 1948.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 377
Jewish 942
Public 256
Total 1,586
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 235 805
Planted W/ Cereal 95 119
Built up 27 18
Cultivable 330 924
Non-Cultivable 287 0
Year Population
1931 176
1945 330 (100 Jewish)
1948 267 (100 Jewish)
Est. Refugees 1998 1,638
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 39
1948 59
Nearby wadies & rivers The village was situated close to al-Hasibani River
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Beyt Hillel
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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:
Only a few scattered stones remain on the village site. The surrounding lands are cultivated by the residents of Beyt Hillel

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