Shtula

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Shtula
Shtula is located in Israel
Shtula
Shtula
Coordinates: 33°5′7.94″N 35°18′47.37″E / 33.0855389°N 35.3131583°E / 33.0855389; 35.3131583Coordinates: 33°5′7.94″N 35°18′47.37″E / 33.0855389°N 35.3131583°E / 33.0855389; 35.3131583
Council Ma'ale Yosef
Region Galilee
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1967
Founded by Moshav residents from the Galilee
Website www.shtula.org.il

Shtula (Hebrew: שְׁתוּלָה, lit. Planted) is an moshav in northern Israel. Located in the Upper Galilee near the Lebanese border, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 238.

The moshav was established in 1967 by moshav residents from the Galilee as part of Operation Sof Sof, designed to strengthen Jewish presence in the Galilee. Its name is symoblic and has a similar meaning to that of nearby Netu'a.

The village was the site of Hezbollah's initial attack in the 2006 Lebanon War, in which two Israeli soldiers were kidnapped.

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