Eliashiv

Elyashiv
אֶלְיָשִׁיב
Elyashiv
Elyashiv

Coordinates: 32°22′47.63″N 34°54′34.92″E / 32.3798972°N 34.9097000°E / 32.3798972; 34.9097000Coordinates: 32°22′47.63″N 34°54′34.92″E / 32.3798972°N 34.9097000°E / 32.3798972; 34.9097000

Council Hefer Valley
Region Sharon plain
Affiliation Hitahdut HaIkarim
Founded 13 November 1933
Founded by Yemenite immigrants
For the rabbi, see Yosef Sholom Eliashiv.

Elyashiv (Hebrew: אֶלְיָשִׁיב, lit. God will bring back) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 487.

Elyashiv was established on 13 November 1933 by immigrants from Yemen,[1] and was the first settlement to be established by Yemenite Jews. It is named after a high priest in the time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 3:1).

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