Tzrufa

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Tzrufa
Tzrufa is located in Israel
Tzrufa
Tzrufa
Coordinates: 32°38′55.31″N 34°56′42.35″E / 32.6486972°N 34.9450972°E / 32.6486972; 34.9450972Coordinates: 32°38′55.31″N 34°56′42.35″E / 32.6486972°N 34.9450972°E / 32.6486972; 34.9450972
Council Hof HaCarmel
Region Carmel
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Algerian and Tunisian immigrants

Tzrufa (Hebrew: צְרוּפָה) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Atlit, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaCarmel Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 839.

The village was established in 1949 by immigrants from Algeria and Tunisia. It was named after the depopulated Palestinian village of al-Sarafand on whose lands it was built.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Khalidi, 1992, p. 188
  2. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xxii, settlement #124

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