Mishmar HaYarden

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This article is about the existing moshav. For the village destroyed in 1948, see Mishmar HaYarden (moshava).

Mishmar HaYarden (Hebrew: מִשְׁמַר הַיַּרְדֵּן) is a moshav in the Upper Galilee in northern Israel. It belongs to the Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council. It is located on Highway 91 between Mahanayim and Gadot.

It was founded in the 1950s. It was named after Mishmar HaYarden (moshava), a destroyed settlement far away from this moshav, and unrelated to it.

The original name was "Bnei Tzfat" because the founding nucleus supported the people of Safed (Tzfat) and respected them for planning in the 1870s to establish moshavot in the Bashan, including the old Bnei Yehuda.

Coordinates: 33°0′18″N 35°35′56.04″E / 33.00500°N 35.5989000°E / 33.00500; 35.5989000