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Saffuriyya (also Saffuriya) was a Palestinian village that was captured by Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

DistrictDistrict of Nazareth
Location6 km northwest of Nazareth
Israeli occupation dateJuly 15, 1948
Israeli military operationOperation Dekel
Israeli attacking brigaden/a
Remaining population after occupation0
Remaining structures after occupationA few houses, the shrine (now a synagogue)
1596 1931 1945
2,200 3,147 4,330
Number of houses1931: 747
Historical names
Caananite name n/a
Roman name Sepphoris
Crusader name Sephorie
Israeli settlement(s)Tzippori, ha-Solelim, Allon ha-Galil, Hosha'aya and Chanton
Public structuresTwo schools and a shrine

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