Shoshanat HaAmakim

Shoshanat HaAmakim
שׁוֹשַׁנַּת הָעֲמָקִים

Shoshanat HaAmakim, view from the south
Shoshanat HaAmakim
Shoshanat HaAmakim

Coordinates: 32°21′13.67″N 34°51′24.47″E / 32.3537972°N 34.8567972°E / 32.3537972; 34.8567972Coordinates: 32°21′13.67″N 34°51′24.47″E / 32.3537972°N 34.8567972°E / 32.3537972; 34.8567972

Council Hefer Valley
Region Coastal plain
Founded 1951

Shoshanat HaAmakim (Hebrew: שׁוֹשַׁנַּת הָעֲמָקִים, lit. Lily of the Valleys) is a communal settlement in central Israel. Located to the north of Netanya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 537.

The village was established in 1951 and was built by the Rassco company. Its name is taken from the Song of Songs 2:1;

I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys.[1]

From modern Hebrew, this can also be translated as "lily of Sharon, a rose of the valleys".

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