PalestineRemembered About Us Looting 101 Oral History العربية
Menu Pictures Zionist FAQ Conflict 101 Maps Satellite View Search Donate Contact Us Looting 101 العربية
About Us Zionist FAQ Conflict 101 Pictures Maps Zionist Quotes Zionism 101 R.O.R. 101 Oral History Site Members

Welcome To Bayt Susin - بيت سوسين (בית סוסין)

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago


Google Earth
Picture for Bayt Susin Village - Palestine: : بيت سوسين
Gallery (6)
Statistic & Fact Value
Israeli occupation date May 30, 1948
Distance from district 17 (km) Southeast of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 300 (meters)
Map location See location #51 on the map

View from satellite
Military Operation against town One of the operations launched to capture the important fort and junction at al-Latrun.
Attacking Units Sheva' (Seventh) Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction The village was completely obliterated, and only house rubble left behind.
Ethnically cleansing by Israelis On April 20th, 1948, Bayt Susin was ethnically cleansed during Operation Nachshon.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 5,453
Jewish 0
Public 28
Total 6,481
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 94
Planted W/ Cereal 5,115
Built up 8
Cultivable 5,209
Non-Cultivable 1,264
Year Population
1596 308
1922 47
1931 70
1945 210
1948 244
Est. Refugees 1998 1,496
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 14
1948 48
Town's name through history The Crusaders referred to Bayt Susin by Bezezin.
Religious institutions One Mosque
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Moshav Ta'oz
Featured Video
Related Maps خرائط للقضاء توضح حدود القرى والاودية
Town's map on MapQuest
View from satellite
Help us map this town at WikiMapia
Related Links Wikipedia's Page
Google Search
Google For Images
Google For Videos
More Information في كتاب كي لا ننسى
في كتاب بلادنا فلسطين
المزيد من موقع هوية

Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, all that remains of the village:
"The site has been leveled by bulldozers;..... Traces of a fig tree are visible at the site's center, and the remains of walls from houses can be seen on the southern".

Bibliography and References

Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
Mustafa Mohd Mustafa Hamad Eatern, KSA
Mahmmoud M.Hamad Hamad - حـمــد palestain, Palestain
Osama Odeh hama'd Jordan
All Registered Members