|Arabic||مسيل الجزل/عرب الزيناتي|
|Also spelled||Arab al-Zinati|
|Date of depopulation||May 31, 1948|
Masil al-Jizl was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Baysan. It was depopulated by the Israel Defense Forces during the Arab-Israeli War. It was attacked and depopulated on May 31, 1948 as part of Operation Gideon.
In the 1922 census of Palestine, conducted by the Mandatory Palestine authorities, Mesil al-Jezel had a population of 64; all Muslims, increasing in the 1931 census to 197 Muslims, in a total of 47 houses.
In 1945, the population was 100 Muslims, with a total of 976 dunams of land. Of this, 252 dunams were for plantations and irrigated land, 702 for cereals, while 22 dunams were non-cultivable land.
- Khalidi, 1992, p.55
- Department of Statistics, 1945, p. 6
- Counted with Kefar Ruppin, in Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 43
- Barron, 1923, Table IX, p. 31
- Mills, 1932, p. 79
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 85
- Government of Palestine, Department of Statistics. Village Statistics, April, 1945. Quoted in Hadawi, 1970, p. 135
- Barron, J. B., ed. (1923). Palestine: Report and General Abstracts of the Census of 1922. Government of Palestine.
- Department of Statistics (1945). Village Statistics, April, 1945. Government of Palestine.
- 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.
- Mills, E., ed. (1932). Census of Palestine 1931. Population of Villages, Towns and Administrative Areas. Jerusalem: Government of Palestine.
- Morris, Benny (2004). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6.