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Welcome To Yarda - ياردا (ירדא)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 1, 1948
Distance from district 10.5 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 225 (meters)
Map location See location #55 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 deserted houses
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis The village has been completely ethnically cleansed between 1949 and 1956
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 1,368
Jewish N/A
Public N/A
Total 1,368
Year Population
1931 13
1945 20
1948 23
Est. Refugees 1998 143
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 3
1948 5
Town's name through history The Canaanites referred to the village by the city of Hasur (Chatzor)
Water supply The village had plenty of water supplies enough to plant RICE
Archeological sites Khirbat Waqqas was located west-northwest of the village
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Ayyelet ha-Shahar and Mishmar ha-Yarden
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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 truncated walls of some houses still stand, as well as those of a khan, or caravansary

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