|Date of depopulation||May 24, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Military assault by Yishuv forces|
|Secondary cause||Expulsion by Yishuv forces|
|Current localities||Ne’ot Mordekhay|
Al-Zawiya was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Safad. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on May 24, 1948 by the Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach. It was located 23 km northeast of Safad.
In 1945, the village had a population of 760. The village consisted of two neighborhoods on both banks of an irrigation canal that drew water from the Jordan River.
- Morris, 2004, p. xvi, village #17. Also gives causes of depopulation.
- Hadawi, Sami (1970), Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center
- 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
- Morris, Benny (2004). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6.
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