Al-'Urayfiyya

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Al-'Urayfiyya
Al-'Urayfiyya is located in Mandatory Palestine
Al-'Urayfiyya
Al-'Urayfiyya
Arabic العريفية
Subdistrict Safad
Coordinates 33°06′38″N 35°38′53″E / 33.11056°N 35.64806°E / 33.11056; 35.64806Coordinates: 33°06′38″N 35°38′53″E / 33.11056°N 35.64806°E / 33.11056; 35.64806
Palestine grid 211/279
Date of depopulation April 1, 1948

Al-'Urayfiyya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Safad Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on April 1, 1948, by the Palmach's First Battalion of Operation Yiftach. It was located 21.5 km northeast of Safad. The village has been mostly destroyed with the exception of the remains of a water mill and masonry channel.[1]

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  1. ^ Khalidi, 1992, pp. 502-503

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