Remains of Al-Mas'udiyya, in 2005.
|Date of depopulation||December 25, 1947|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Fear of being caught up in the fighting|
Al-Mas'udiyya was a Palestinian Arab village in the Jaffa Subdistrict. It was depopulated during the 1947–1948 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine on December 25, 1947. It was located 5 km northeast of Jaffa, situated 1.5 km south of the al-'Awja River. The village was previously known as Summayl.
In 1945, the village had a population of 850. al-Mas'udiyya had an elementary school for boys founded in 1931, and in 1945 it had 31 students.
- Morris, 2004, p.xviii, village #205. Also gives cause of depopulation.
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- 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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