Yajur ( Arabic: ياجور, Yâjûr) was a Palestinian Arab village located 9.5 km southeast of Haifa.
Yajur was mentioned as part of the domain of the Crusaders during the
hudna between the Crusaders based in Acre and the Mamluk sultan al-Mansur ( Qalawun) declared in 1283. [3 ]
In 1921, some of the land of Yajur was sold by Nasrallah Kuri to
It was depopulated during the
1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 25, 1948.
The village population in 1945 was 610. Fragments of glass, and tombs with
sarcophagi are located in the old village area today.
References [ edit ]
^ Hadawi, 1970, p. 49. Also gives land area in dunams.
^ Morris, 2004, p. xvii, village #143. Also gives causes of depopulation.
^ Dan Barag (1979). "A new source concerning the ultimate borders of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem". Israel Exploration Journal 29. pp. 197–217.
Bibliography [ edit ]
Hadawi, Sami (1970), , Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine
Cohen, Hillel (2008), , University of California Press Army of Shadows, Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917–1948
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). . Cambridge University Press. The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6. Mülinen, Egbert Friedrich von 1908,
"Separateabdruck aus der Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palëstina-Vereins Band XXX (1907) Seite 117-207 und Band XXXI (1908) Seite 1-258." El-Yadschur: p. Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Karmels 178 ff.
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