al-Na'ima was emptied of its population during Operation Yiftach. To seize control of the city of Safad. The final assault on Safad took place on 10-11 May 1948, and with the fall of the city, the residents of several villages in the district, already demoralized by psychological warfare and mortar shelling, panicked and left. Al-Na'ima was one of these villages. Ne'ot Mordekhay was built in 1946 on village land. Apart from a few trees, the site is hardly recognizable as former location of a village.