Statistic & Fact
Israeli occupation date
March 20, 1948
Distance from district
15 (km) West of
Elevation from the sea
See location # 9 on the map View from satellite
Military Operation against town
Feer of Jewish attack, or of being caught in the fighting
Village remains after destruction
Umm Khalid was
mostly destroyed with the exception of few houses remain standing. Currently, these houses are being occupied by Jewish settlers from the nearby Israeli City of Natanya.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis
Umm Khalid inhabitants were intimidated into fleeing by the Haganah on March 20th, 1948.
Nakba land ownership
Land Ownership (Dunums)
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type
Area planted w/ citrus
Planted W/ Cereal
Est. Refugees 1998
Number of houses
In (1931): 131 (includes 'Arab al-Balawina)
Umm Khalid had an elementary school for boys.
Umm Khalid contains archeological remains of towers, fortresses, wells, reservoirs, cisterns, and pottery.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands The Israeli City of Netanya.
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المزيد من موقع هوية
According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
The village site has become part of the city of Netanya. Some houses remain and are used either as residences or for commercial purposes such as warehouses for Israeli companies