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Welcome To al-Husayniyya - الحسينية (אל-חוסיניה)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 21, 1948
Distance from district 11 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 125 (meters)
Map location See location #43 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
Israeli acts of terror The massacre of 30 men on the 16th-17th of March 1948 by an unknown Palmach battalion
Exodus Cause Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains after destruction The village has been completely obliterated, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis al-Husayniyya was mostly ethnically cleansed and terrorized after the massacre committed in March.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 3,556
Jewish 1,753
Public 15
Total 5,324
Year Population
1922 296
1931 274
1945 340
1948 394
Number of houses In (1931): 64 (includes Tulayl)
Schools The village had an elementary school for boys, which was shared with the neighboring village of Tulayl.
Water supply The village had plenty of underground and surface water from springs, a creek, and artesian wells.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Chulata and Sde Eli'ezer
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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 piles of stone and sections of walls from demolished houses remain. The site itself is overgrown with thorns, grasses, and scattered Christ's-thorn trees, and is used as pasture

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