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Welcome To al-Na'ima - الناعمة (א-נאעמה)

District of Safad
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Na'ima Village - Palestine: : Village Land In 1987
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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 14, 1948
Distance from district center 26 (km) North East of Safad
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location number #16 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Yiftach (commanded by the ethnic cleansing champion Yigal Allon)
Israeli attacking brigade The Palmach's First Battalion
Exodus Cause Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains after destruction by Israelis The village has been completely destroyed, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis al-Na'ima was ethnically cleansed as a result of psychological warfare conducted on early May 1948.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 4,450
Jewish 2,414
Public 291
Total 7,155
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 4,122 2,197
Planted W/ Cereal 156 217
Built up 112 0
Cultivable 4,278 2,414
Non-Cultivable 351 0
before occupation
Year Population
1931 858
1945 1,240 (210 Jewish)
1948 1,195
Est. Refugees 1998 7,337
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 174
1948 242
Schools The village had an elementary school for boys.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Ne'ot Mordekhay, Kefar Blum, and Beyt Hillel
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
Apart from a few trees, the site is hardly recognizable as the former location of a village