Innaba


Innaba
Innaba
Innaba is located in Mandatory Palestine
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Innaba
Arabic عنابة
Name Meaning Jujube
District Ramla
Coordinates 31°54′07.55″N 34°56′51.40″E / 31.9020972°N 34.947611°E / 31.9020972; 34.947611Coordinates: 31°54′07.55″N 34°56′51.40″E / 31.9020972°N 34.947611°E / 31.9020972; 34.947611
Population 1,420 (1945)
Area
Date of depopulation July 10, 1948[1]
Cause(s) of depopulation Military assault by Yishuv forces
Current localities Kefar Shemu'el

Innaba (Arabic: عنابة‎) was a Palestinian Arab village in the District of Ramla. It was depopulated during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War on July 10, 1948 by the Yiftach and Eighth brigades of Operation Dani. It was located 7 km east of Ramla.

In 1945 it had population of 1,420. The Romans referred to the village as "Betoannaba". An elementary school for boys was founded in 1920, and in 1945 it had an enrollment of 168 students. Innaba also had a mosque which was dedicated to al-Shaykh 'Abd Allah and a shrine to him.

References

  1. ^ Morris, 2004, p xix village #244. Also gives cause of depopulation

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