Khirbat Al-Lawz

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Khirbat Al-Lawz
JerusalemFarWest1870s.jpg
Map of Khirbat Al-Lawz-area, 1870's
Arabic
Subdistrict Jerusalem
Population 450 (1945)
Area 4,502 dunams
Date of depopulation July 13, 1948
Cause(s) of depopulation

Khirbat Al-Lawz was a Palestinian Arab village in the Jerusalem Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on July 13, 1948 by the Har'el Brigade of Operation Dani. It was located 11 km west of Jerusalem, situated north of Wadi al-Sarar.

In 1945, the village had a population of 450. Khirbat al-Lawz had a shrine dedicated to a local sage known as al-Shaykh Salama.

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Coordinates: 31°46′04″N 35°06′41″E / 31.76778°N 35.11139°E / 31.76778; 35.11139