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This article is about the moshav. For the biblical figures, see Ahiezer. For the surname, see Akhiezer.
|Founded||June 27, 1950|
|Founded by||Yemenite immigrants|
The village was founded on June 27, 1950 by immigrants from Al Bayda' in Yemen. It was named for the biblical figure of Ahiezer, who was the chief of the tribe of Dan which previously lived in the area (Numbers 1:12; 10:25).
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