Elishama, Israel

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Elishama
אֱלִישָׁמָע
Elishama entrance.jpg
Elishama is located in Israel
Elishama
Elishama
Coordinates: 32°9′9.72″N 34°55′44.4″E / 32.1527000°N 34.929000°E / 32.1527000; 34.929000Coordinates: 32°9′9.72″N 34°55′44.4″E / 32.1527000°N 34.929000°E / 32.1527000; 34.929000
District Central
Council Drom HaSharon
Region Sharon plain
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1950
Founded by Libyan immigrants
Population (2011) 1,152[1]

Elishama (Hebrew: אֱלִישָׁמָע) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain near Hod HaSharon and Kfar Saba, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2011 it had a population of 1152.[1]

The moshav was founded in 1950 by immigrants from Tripoli in Libya, and it was named after Biblical Elishama Ben Ammihud, a leader of the Tribe of Ephraim (Numbers 10:22).

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  1. ^ a b "Locality File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2013.