Al-Mas'udiyya

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Al-Mas'udiyya
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Remains of Al-Mas'udiyya, in 2005.
Al-Mas'udiyya is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-Mas'udiyya
Al-Mas'udiyya
Subdistrict Jaffa
Coordinates 32°05′07.00″N 34°46′54.45″E / 32.0852778°N 34.7817917°E / 32.0852778; 34.7817917Coordinates: 32°05′07.00″N 34°46′54.45″E / 32.0852778°N 34.7817917°E / 32.0852778; 34.7817917
Palestine grid 129/165
Population 850 (1945)
Date of depopulation December 25, 1947[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Fear of being caught up in the fighting

Al-Mas'udiyya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Jaffa Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on December 25, 1947. It was located 5 km northeast of Jaffa, situated 1.5 km south of the al-'Awja River. The village was previously known as Summayl.

In 1945, the village had a population of 850. al-Mas'udiyya had an elementary school for boys founded in 1931, and in 1945 it had 31 students.

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  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p.xviii, village #205. Also gives cause of depopulation.

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