|• Hebrew||בּׂסְמַת טִבְעוֹן|
|• ISO 259||Bosmat Tiv'on|
|• Arabic||بسمة طبعون|
|• Type||Local council (from 1965)|
|• Head of Municipality||Muneir Zebidat |
Basmat Tab'un was declared a local council in 1965. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) it had a population of 6,300 in 2006, with a growth rate of 3.3%. The population is mostly Bedouin Muslim.
Ruan Zubidate, a resident of Basmat Tab'un, is Israel's top female Arab tennis player. She represents Israel at tennis matches around the world.
In May 2011, the Israeli government approved a four-year plan with a budget of NIS 350 million for developing Bedouin communities in the North, among them Basmat Tab'un.
The Ein Bustan (Maayan Babustan) Waldorf school in Hilf, Basmat Tab'un, is noteworthy for its multi-lingual, multi-cultural, multi-religious curriculum. The Arab students are from the surrounding villages and the Jewish students are from nearby Kiryat Tiv'on.
- Five Bedouin leaders pledge support for Kadima
- A stroke of luck, Jerusalem Post
- NIS 350m. plan approved for Bedouin in North
- Reuter, Peter (2011-12-16). "Ein arabisch-jüdisches Projekt unter Attacke". The Intelligence. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
- "Taking to court Jewish and Arab parents who just wants their kids educated together". Haaretz. 2013-03-10. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
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