Bayt Shanna

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Bayt Shanna
Bayt Shanna is located in Mandatory Palestine
Bayt Shanna
Bayt Shanna
Subdistrict Ramle
Coordinates 31°52′38.95″N 34°59′12.75″E / 31.8774861°N 34.9868750°E / 31.8774861; 34.9868750Coordinates: 31°52′38.95″N 34°59′12.75″E / 31.8774861°N 34.9868750°E / 31.8774861; 34.9868750
Palestine grid 148/142
Population 210 (1945)
Date of depopulation July 15-16, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces

Bayt Shanna was a Palestinian Arab village in the Ramle Subdistrict of Mandatory Palestine. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War on July 15, 1948, during the second stage of Operation Dani. It was located 11.5 km southeast of Ramla.

In 1945, the village had a population of 210.

Two khirbats located to west and northeast of the village center contains the foundations of a church and buildings and cisterns.


  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xix, village #238. Also gives cause of depopulation, with a "?".


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