Ya'ara

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Ya'ara
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Ya'ara is located in Israel
Ya'ara
Ya'ara
Coordinates: 33°4′1.2″N 35°11′5.28″E / 33.067000°N 35.1848000°E / 33.067000; 35.1848000Coordinates: 33°4′1.2″N 35°11′5.28″E / 33.067000°N 35.1848000°E / 33.067000; 35.1848000
Council Ma'ale Yosef
Region Galilee
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1950
Founded by North African Jews

Ya'ara (Hebrew: יַעֲרָה, lit. honeysuckle and honeycomb) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Ma'alot-Tarshiha, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 533.

The village was established in 1950 on the ruins of Arab al-Samniyya by immigrants from North Africa and local Bedouin, and was the first mixed Jewish-Bedouin village in the country. It was named after the surrounding forests.