Shezor

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Shezor

Shezor (Hebrew: שְׁזוֹר) is a moshav in the Galilee in northern Israel. It is located near the similarly named Arab village, Sajur. It belongs to the Merom HaGalil Regional Council.

The community was founded as a Nahal planned community that was settled in 1953 by immigrants to Israel from Morocco.

After most of the original settlers left the community, new immigrants arrived from Iraq and Iran.

The moshav is named for an ancient city named "Shezur" that apparently existed nearby. Shimon Shezuri presumably lived there, and according to local tradition he is buried in nearby Sajur.

Coordinates: 32°55′59.51″N 35°21′10.08″E / 32.9331972°N 35.3528000°E / 32.9331972; 35.3528000