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Welcome To al-Qubab - القباب (אל-קבאב)

District of al-Ramla
Ethnically cleansed days ago


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Picture for al-Qubab Village - Palestine: : المرحوم يوسف ياسين امام منزل المرحوم حسين العبد -1996
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Israeli occupation date May 15, 1948
Distance from district 10 (km) Southeast of al-Ramla
Elevation from the sea 150 (meters)
Map location See location #32 on the map

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Military Operation against town One of the operations launched to capture the vital al-Latrun fort.
Attacking Units Yiftach Brigade
Exodus Cause Military assault by Jewish troops
Village remains after destruction On September 13th, 1948, al-Qubab was mostly destroyed with the exception of the its school and few houses remain standing.
Ethnically cleansing
by Israelis
al-Qubab inhabitants were completely ethnically cleansed.
Pre-Nakba land ownership
Ethnic Group Land Ownership (Dunums)
Arab 12,668
Jewish 861
Public 389
Total 13,918
Land usage in 1945
Land Usage Type Arab (Dunum) Jewish (Dunum)
Irrigated & Plantation 238 0
Area planted w/ olives 296 0
Planted W/ Cereal 12,308 861
Built up 54 0
Cultivable 12,546 861
Non-Cultivable 457 0
Year Population
1922 1,275
1931 1,502
1945 1,980
1948 2,297
Est. Refugees 1998 14,105
Number of houses
Year Number of houses
1931 382
1948 584
Schools An elementary school for boys which was founded in 1921, and in 1947/48 school year it had an enrollment of over 233 students. The school remain standing to this date.
Religious institutions One mosque
Water supply Wells and springs in the vicinity supplied al-Qubab with its water needs.
Exculsive Jewish colonies
that usurped village lands
Gezer, Kefar Bin-Nun, and Mishmar Ayyalon.
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Status of The Village Today

According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, all that remains of the village:
"The only landmark that remains is the school; a number of stone houses that have rectangular doors and windows still stand, and some of them are used as Israeli residences. One is rectangular and has two doors, one high window and two very small windows, one on the side and another in the front. Another residential house is angular; there is a tall tree in the yard in front of it. One of the houses used for storing agricultural tools and equipment is rectangular, with four front entrances and a high window. Another house, used at present as a shop, has a stairway leading to a front porch that is enclosed by wire grillwork."

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