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Welcome To Qazaza
District of al-Ramla
قزازة - קזאזה
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date July 9, 1948
Distance from district center 19 (km) South of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 150 (meters)
Map location See location number #54 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation An-Far
Israeli attacking brigade First Battalion Giv'ati Brigade
Village defenders Egyptian Army, and some local Palestinian militia.
Refugees' migration route People of Qazaza were most likely displaced to the Hebron area.
Exodus Cause Influence of fall of, or exoduce from, neighboring town
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Since the Israeli Army currently uses Qazaz's lands, it is hard to tell whether Qazzaza was destroyed or not!
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Qazaza inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 14,272
Jewish 0
Public 4,557
Total 18,829
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 131
Area planted w/ olives 13
Planted W/ Cereal 15,684
Built up 38
Cultivable 15,815
Non-Cultivable 2,976
before occupation
Year Population
1922 472
1931 649
1945 940
1948 1,090
Est. Refugees 1998 6,696
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 150
1948 251
Schools The people of Qazaza, Sajad, and Jilya founded an elementary school in 1922 which was shared among the three villages. In 1945, it had an enrollment of 127 students.
Religious institutions One mosque
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Village lands are used by the Israeli Army
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Bibliography and References

Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalid, all that remains of the village:-
The site is within an inaccessible military zone


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
معن نايف عبدالرحمن جروان - عمان, الرملة
أ.د. فتحي عبدالرحمن جروان جروان -
Abdelrahman Jarwan - -
نعيم الهودلي الهودلي الشهامة, الامارات
احمد العمايرة العمايرة عمان - الاردن
مفيد ابو العطا - -
عزيز على ابو العطا ابو العطا عمان, عمان
صلاح على ابو العطا - ابو علندا, ابو علندا
ناصر على ابو العطا - ابو علندا, ابو علندا
احمد المصري (ابولؤي) المصري عمان_ابوعلندا
باسم محمود المصري ( أبو أسامة ) المصري ابو علندا, الأردن
alkhatib abu nar jordan, jordan
محمد النويهي النويهي عمان, الاردن
ابو عمر حيمور حيمور الاردن, الاردن
نبراس الياسوري البلقاء, الأردن
zhraa - mansora, egypt
omar alwadi الوادي الرياض , الرياض
هـشـام شحـده الهربيــشـــي (ابو بيسـان ) - -
زياد عمايره العمايره عمان, الاردن
احمد ن النويهي amman, قزازة
النويهي النويهي amman, jordan
iyasouri - musqt, oman
abd al_ aziz alwadi الوادي -
الهربيشي انا الهرابشه عمان, الاردن
أبو حسين الهربيشي الزرقاء, الأردن
khader Jarwan KSA
حنان الهربيشي الهربيشي -
أحمد الهودلي الهودلي الرياض
زيد جروان جروان -
امجد حيمور - -
النويهي النويهي عمان, عمان
Imad Jarwan Jarwan USA
Alkhatib abu nar Dubai, UAE
ma7moud - amman, al-joubihaa
abdulla jarwan jarwan -
Amjad Jarwan Jarwan Amman, H.K.J
Khaled Jarwan jarwan -
shadi haimour zarqa, jordan
ismail haimour haimour -
sami jarwan - -
fuad attar al-attar -
Salah Alwadi alwadi K.S.A
Jamal Haimour Haimour -
nidal wadi - -
Abdallah Wadi WADI U.S.A.
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