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Welcome To al-Mukhayzin - المخيزن (אל-מוח'יזין)

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago

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Statistic/Fact Value
Israeli occupation date April 20, 1948
Distance from district center 10 (km) Southwest of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 75 (meters)
Map location See location number #44 on the map
Israeli military operation Operation Har'el
Israeli attacking brigade Giva'ti brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction by Israelis al-Mukhayzin was completely obliterated and defaced soon after occupation.
Ethnically cleansed by Israelis al-Mukhayzin inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Village clans (hamolas) Early 19th century, the tribe al-Wuhaydat was the first to settle in the village.
Land ownership before occupation
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 10,942
Jewish 1,380
Public 226
Total 12,548
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Planted W/ Cereal 10,936 1,380
Cultivable 10,936 1,380
Non-Cultivable 232 0
Population
before occupation
Year Population
1931 79
1945 310 (110 Jewish)
1948 232
Est. Refugees 1998 1,425
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 19
1948 55
Town's name through history al-Mukhayzin was named after the grains storage warehouses which were built in the village.
Exculsive jewish colonies on town's lands Chafetz Chayyim, Revadim, Yad Binyamin, and Beyt Chilqiyya.
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Town Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the village remaining structures on the village land are:
"The village has been completely leveled so that only flat, cultivated fields can be seen. There is a mound of stone and debris, about 2.5 m high, at the southern edge of the site. "