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The village was situated just above Khirbat Asafna. Excavations between 1964 and 1971 showed that the site had been occupied intermittently from the first to the fourth century A.D.
In 1948 al-Jalama was depopulated.
Israel currently operates a notorious children's prison at Al-Jalama.
- Khalidi, 1992, p. 167
- Weinberg, 1988, cited in Khalidi (1992), p. 167
- Sherwood, Harriet (22 January 2012). "Palestinian children – alone and bewildered – in Israel's Al Jalame jail". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 January 2012.
- Hadawi, Sami (1970), Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center, Population p.49
- Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, ISBN 0-88728-224-5 p. 201-202
- Morris, Benny (2004): The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Cambridge University Press ISBN 0-521-00967-7
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