|Date of depopulation||July 17-18, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Military assault by Yishuv forces|
|Current localities||Menucha, Wardon|
Jusayr was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Gaza. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on July 17, 1948 under Operation Barak or Operation Yo'av. It was located 35 km northeast of Gaza.
A 1596 census revealed a population of 330. By 1945 it had a population of 1180. Jusayr had an elementary school for boys which was founded in 1937, and by 1945 it had an enrollment of 74 students.
- Morris, 2004, p.xix, village #300. Also gives cause for 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 (SWP, 1881, Vol. 3, p.260, Cited in Khalidi, p.117)
- Morris, Benny (2004), The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6
- Nasser, Gamal Abdul (1955/1973): "Memoirs" in Journal of Palestine Studies
- " “Memoirs of the First Palestine War” in 2, no. 2 (Win. 73): 3-32, pdf-file, downloadable
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