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Ben Ami

For the name, see Ben-Ami.
Ben Ami
בֶּן עַמִּי
Ben Ami
Ben Ami

Coordinates: 33°0′23.4″N 35°7′28.56″E / 33.006500°N 35.1246000°E / 33.006500; 35.1246000Coordinates: 33°0′23.4″N 35°7′28.56″E / 33.006500°N 35.1246000°E / 33.006500; 35.1246000

District North
Council Matte Asher
Region Western Galilee
Affiliation Moshavim movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Demobilized soldiers
Population (2009) 703

Ben Ami (Hebrew: בֶּן עַמִּי) is an agricultural settlement in the Matte Asher Regional Council in the North District of Israel, next to Nahariya. The moshav was founded in 1949 by demobilized soldiers on the lands of the Palestinian village of Umm al-Faraj.[1]

Ben Ami was one of settlements hit by Katyusha rockets sent by Hezbollah on July 14, 2006 during the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict.


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