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Welcome To Mirun - ميرون (מירון)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Mirun Village - Palestine: : بيت متبقي من القرية يقع من الجهة العلوية للقرية ,بالقرب من الاثار القديمة-ربيع 2003
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 10, 1948
Distance from district 5 (km) West of Safad
Elevation from the sea 750 (meters)
Map location See location #60 on the map

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Military Operation against town Operation Hiram
Attacking Units Sheva' and Cammeli Brigades
Exodus Cause Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains after destruction Mirun has been mostly destroyed with the exception of few rooms and rubble of destroyed houses.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis The village was ethnically cleansed in two waves: the 1st was shortly after the capture of Safad by the Haganah on 10 May 1948, and the 2nd wave was by the end of October 1948.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 6,765
Jewish 5,839
Public 1510
Total 14,114
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Area planted w/ olives 200 0
Planted W/ Cereal 6,734 5,829
Built up 31 10
Cultivable 6,734 5,829
Non-Cultivable 1,510 0
Year Population
1596 715
19th century 50
1922 154
1931 189
1945 290
1948 336
Est. Refugees 1998 2,066
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 47
1948 83
Schools Mirun had an elementary school for boys.
Shrines/maqams A tomb/shrine for Palestinian Jew known by Rabbi Shim'on Bar Yochai
Nearby wadies & rivers The village was situated just north of Wadi Mirun
Archeological sites The village contained the remains of a synagogue which was constructed in the 1st century B.C.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped 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:
While the Arab section of the village was demolished, several rooms and stone walls still stand. One of the walls has a rectangular door like opening and another has an arched entrance

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