List of Arab towns and villages depopulated during the 1948 Palestinian exodus
Around 400 Arab towns and villages were depopulated during the 1948 Palestinian exodus. Some places were entirely destroyed and left uninhabitable; others were left with a few hundred residents and were repopulated by Jewish immigrants, then renamed.
Towns and villages are arranged according to the subdistrict of pre-1948 Mandatory Palestine they were situated in.
- 1 District of Acre
- 2 District of Baysan
- 3 District of Beersheba
- 4 District of Gaza
- 5 District of Haifa
- 6 District of Hebron
- 7 District of Jaffa
- 8 District of Jerusalem
- 9 District of Jenin
- 10 District of Nazareth
- 11 District of Ramla
- 12 District of Safad
- 13 District of Tiberias
- 14 District of Tulkarm
- 15 See also
- 16 Notes
- 17 References
- 18 External links
(British Mandate boundaries. Not to be confused with what is commonly known of as Gaza since Israel occupied it from '67 to '05, not captured in the '48 war.)
Al-Faluja, February 28, 1949
Bayt Jibrin, 2005
- Causes of the 1948 Palestinian exodus
- Exodus from Lydda and Ramla
- Jewish exodus from Arab lands
- Killings and massacres during the 1948 Palestine War
- List of Israeli military operations in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war
- Syrian towns and villages depopulated in the Arab-Israeli conflict
- List of villages and towns depopulated of Jews during the Holocaust
- List of villages depopulated during the Arab–Israeli conflict
- Palestinian refugee camps
- Plan Dalet
- Transfer Committee
- Benny Morris (2004). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge University Press. p. 342. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6. Retrieved 22 May 2013. "About 400 villages and towns were depopulated in the course of the war and its immediate aftermath. By mid-1949, the majority of these sites were either completely or partly in ruins and uninhabitable."
- Naseer Aruri (20 July 2001). Palestinian Refugees: The Right of Return. Pluto Press. p. 50. ISBN 978-0-7453-1777-9. Retrieved 22 May 2013. "Of the 418 depopulated villages, 293 (70%) were totally destroyed and 90 (22%) were largely destroyed. Seven survived, including 'Ayn Karim (west of Jerusalem), but were taken by Israeli settlers."
- Morris 2004, p. xv
- Morris 2004, p. 423, p. 514, p. 536
- Morris, 2004, p.177.
- Shavit 2004.
- Morris 2004, p. 500.
- Morris, Benny. The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Cambridge University Press, 2004. See in particular pp. xiv–xviii, where Morris lists 389 Palestinian villages depopulated by massacres, expulsions, military assault, or flight.
- Morris, Benny. 1948: The First Arab–Israeli War. Yale University Press, 2008.
- Khalidi, Walid. (ed.) All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Institute for Palestine Studies 1992, 2006.
- Shavit, Ari. Deir Yasian: Survival of the Fittest, interview with Benny Morris, Haaretz, January 9, 2004.
- DeirYassin.org Deir Yassin Remembered