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Welcome To 'Awlam - عولم (עולם)

District of Tiberias
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for 'Awlam Village - Palestine: : Palm tree, 'Awlam, 04/10/08
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Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 12, 1948
Distance from district 15 (km) Southwest of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea 250 (meters)
Map location See location #24 on the map

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Military Operation against town Some unidentified troops from the Haganah
Exodus Cause Abandonment based on Arab orders
Village remains after destruction 'Awlam was completely obliterated defaced.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
'Awlam inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 10,816
Jewish 7,725
Public 5
Total 18,546
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 202 158
Area planted w/ olives 410 0
Planted W/ Cereal 6,623 4,516
Built up 28 22
Cultivable 6,825 4,674
Non-Cultivable 3,968 3,029
Year Population
1596 83
19th century 120
1922 496
1931 555
1945 720
1948 835
Est. Refugees 1998 5,129
Number of houses In (1931): 139 (includes 'Arab Muwaylhat)
Schools 'Awlam had an elementary school for boys which was founded by the Ottomans, however, it closed its doors during the British Mandate period.
Religious institutions One mosque
Nearby wadies & rivers 'Awlam is situated on the slopes of the westward-flowing Wadi 'Awlam (a tributary of Wadi al-Bira).
Water supply The village had six springs supplying it with drinking water.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Kefar Qish is nearby 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:
Nothing remains of the village buildings except stone rubble; only a spring that was used by the villagers has been left unchanged

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