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al-Majdal المجدل - אל-מג'דל -

District of Tiberias
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 22, 1948
Distance from district center 4 (km) Northwest of Tiberias
Elevation from the sea -200 (meters)
Map location See location number #8 on the map
Israeli attacking brigade Some unidentified troops from the Haganah
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Majdal was mostly destroyed with the exception of its shrine.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Majdal inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 88
Jewish 0
Public 15
Total 103
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Area planted w/ citrus 24
Irrigated & Plantation 17
Planted W/ Cereal 41
Built up 6
Cultivable 82
Non-Cultivable 15
Population
before occupation
Year Population
19th century 80
1931 284
1945 360
1948 418
Est. Refugees 1998 2,565
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 62
1948 91
Town's name through history The Romans referred to al-Majdal by Tariclreae.
Shrines/maqams A shrine for Muhammad al-'Ajami (still standing)
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Migdal
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The site is dotted with rubble, Christ's-thorn, and a few palm and olive trees. The only remaining village landmark is the neglected shrine of Muhammad al-'Ajami, a low, square, stone structure topped by a formerly whitewashed dome. The land in the vicinity is cultivated by Israelis

 

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سامر سعيد - -
اسماعيل محمود السعيد - الشونه الشماليه, الاردن
دكتور اسحاق الشيخ احمد الشيخ احمد جده, السعوديه
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