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Tzur Natan

Tzur Natan
צוּר נָתָן
Tzur Natan is located in Israel
Tzur Natan
Tzur Natan
Council Drom HaSharon
Region Sharon Plain
Affiliation Mishkei Herut Beitar
Founded 1966
Founded by Nahal

Tzur Natan (Hebrew: צוּר נָתָן, lit. Rock of Nathan) is a Moshav shitufi in central Israel, in western Samaria.[1] It is located on a hilltop, 170 m above sea level, on a ridge in the foothills of the Samaritan Hills.[2] Located to the south of Tayibe, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 237.

The moshav was founded in 1966 as a Nahal settlement by Hashomer Hatzair members, and was named after Nathan Simons. It was civilianised a year later by former members of the Beitar youth group.


  1. ^ Zur Natan - Final Report
  2. ^ Introduction to the Excavations at Zur Natan, E. Ayalon, E. Matthews, W. Neidinger, Texas foundation for Archaeological and Historical Research, 1994
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