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Welcome To Tulayl - تليل (תליל)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Tulayl Village - Palestine: : مبنى الخان
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 28, 1948
Distance from district 14.5 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location #40 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 mostly destroyed with the exception of one stone house.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
Tulayl inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 3,556
Jewish 1,753
Public 15
Total 5,324
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 22 0
Planted W/ Cereal 3,388 1,637
Built up 48 0
Cultivable 3,410 1,637
Non-Cultivable 113 116
Year Population
1596 215
1922 296
1931 274
1945 340
1948 394
Est. Refugees 1998 2,422
Number of houses In (1931): 64 (includes al-Husayniyya)
Town's name through history The Romans referred to the village by Thella.
Schools The village share an elementary school with the nearby village of al-Husayniyya, which was built during the British Mandate period.
Nearby wadies & rivers The village was bordering al-Hindaj and al-Waqqas wadis
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Yesud ha-Ma'ala and Chulata are nearby the village
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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 village site is thickly covered with grass and other vegetation, including some eucalyptus and palm trees. Only one old stone house, with an arched doorway, remains standing

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