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Sajad سجد - סג'ד -

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for Sajad Village - Palestine: : Remains of Sajad's railway station (destroyed by turks in 1915). In the backround you can see village lands, 2001
Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date June 1, 1948
Distance from district center 16 (km) South of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 150 (meters)
Map location See location number #53 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation An-Far
Israeli attacking brigade Giv'ati Brigade
Refugees' migration route The villagers most likely fled to the Hebron area.
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis Sajad is most likely destroyed. Currently, its lands are being used by the Israeli army.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis Sajad inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab cultivable
Jewish 0
Public 2,795
Total 2,795
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 1,687
Built up 19
Cultivable 1,687
Non-Cultivable 1,089
before occupation
Year Population
1922 221
1931 300
1945 370
1948 429
Est. Refugees 1998 2,636
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 66
1948 94
Schools In 1945, village students started to attend school at the nearby village of Qazaza.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Sajad's lands are used by the Israeli army.
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Bibliography and References

Town Today

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


Display Name Clan/Hamolah Country of Residence
salem almasri almasri ain albasha, qtiba bin muslem
salem almasri abu aizat - ain albasha, jordan
مهند سالم كليب شفا بدران, الاردن
اسامة شحادة كليب عمان
معاذ حميده حميده عمان
محمد الوراقي الوراقي عين الباشا , Palestine
هبه المدلل المدلل عمان, الاردن
يوسف محمد علي ابو جادو ابو جاد و -
أيمن عواد عواد الأردن - عمان, سجد
Mohammed Kulaib Kulaib Abu Dhabi
ابو جهاد حميده -
كليب كليب عمان, الأردن
Dr Ismail Hdaib Hdaib Marj Al-hamam, Jordan
زياد - -
أبو إبراهيم هديب هديب عمان, الأردن
احمد صالح نمر حميده حميده -
كنعان حميده -
ابو زيد كليب عمان, سجد
mohammad abu shakra abu shakra sajed, sajed
murad abu jado abu jado -
Celica Abushawish Abu Shawish USA/Jordan
عمار عطاطري دبي, الامارات
luay alnabtiti alnabtiti -
حسام شحادة كليب -
اسماعيل شحده حميده حميده البقعه
Abu Adil هديب Ayn |Al Basha , Ayn |Al Basha
Marwan Abujado Abujado Amman, Jordan
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