Sansana (Hebrew: סנסנה, lit. Palm tree) is a religious communal settlement in the southern Judaean Mountains of the West Bank. Located to the south-west of Hebron and just over the Green Line, it falls under the jurisdiction of Har Hevron Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 244. It was established in 1997 as a Nahal settlement, the first kvutza arrived on 21 April 1999, and it was civilianised by members of the Or Movement in 2000. Its name is taken from the name of a Biblical village nearby (Joshua 15:31) and from Song of Songs 7:9;
I said: 'I will climb up into the palm-tree, I will take hold of the branches thereof; and let thy breasts be as clusters of the vine, and the smell of thy countenance like apples;
The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.
Community services offered in Sansana include - kindergardens, beit midrash, library, synagogue, mikvah, clinic and a shop.
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